RENCI is pleased to announce the first point release of iRODS 4.0+, managed and overseen by the iRODS Consortium.
iRODS 4.0.1 represents a polishing of 4.0.0 and should pave the way for easier upgrades and broadened platform support via --run-in-place.
All the code and current working issues are hosted at GitHub: https://github.com/irods/irods
The release notes include:
Development of this release has focused on the following features and efforts:
- Memory leak analysis via valgrind
- Security fixes
- --run-in-place support
- MacOSX support (via --run-in-place)
- Developer-friendly microservice templating
- Database schema update mechanism
Ongoing efforts include:
- Full python-based testing framework
- Certified against full Jargon test suite
- Continuous integration testing via hudson
- Continuous static analysis via cppcheck
- Optimized builds with "-O3" and "-Werror"
- Code coverage over 57%
- Topology testing
- Continuously built and tested across 3 major linux distributions
- Packaged for 3 major linux distributions
- Support for package upgrade via package manager
This release includes packages that have been tested on CentOS 5 and 6, SuSE 11 and 12, and Ubuntu 10 and 12.
The MySQL database plugin is not packaged for CentOS 5, as the required regular expression plugin (lib_mysqludf_preg) does not currently build on CentOS 5 (github issue).
The Oracle database plugin is not packaged for SuSE at this time.
iRODS Manual (4.0.1), Jun 2014 (PDF, 506KB)
Please find the latest files available at ftp://ftp.renci.org/pub/irods/releases/4.0.1/.
At this time, upgrading from either community 3.3.x or E-iRODS 3.0.1 requires a manual set of steps by the grid/system administrator. Please read more in section 7 of the Manual.
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