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  • v2.3.0 Changes

    May 17, 2017

    2.3.0

    General

    • ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes and improvements
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved installation documentation in README
    • โž• Add an option to use Ccache (-DUseCcache) (#549)
    • โž• Add some statistics functionality (#569)

    Python

    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Make some of the TableProxy functionality publicly available (#559)
    • ๐Ÿ‘‰ Make version checking from python (or plain C) possible (#583)

    TaQL

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix transpose in TaQL (#563)
    • โž• Added functions delay and uvwapp to mscal (#562)

    FITS

    • MSFitsOutput now writes ant diams (#536)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements to FITS-IDI conversion (#538, #590, #579)
  • v2.2.0 Changes

    General

    • ๐Ÿ›  Lots of bug fixes and improvements
    • โœ… Tests are not built by default anymore, use -DBUILD_TESTING=True to build them
    • ๐Ÿ— Building with C++11 is now default, use -DCXX11=False if you do not have a recent compiler (#533)
    • โž• Added JSON support (#506)

    TaQL

    • Major improvements in TaQL, such as masked arrays, new commands ALTER TABLE, SHOW TABLE, HELP (#388)

    Images

    • ImageConcat and ImageExpr now use JSON export (#517)
  • v2.1.0 Changes

    General

    • โœ… Lots of code improvement, optimization and added tests

    Measures

    • 0๏ธโƒฃ The default search path for measures data is now smaller. The path can be set at cmake time by specifying -DDATA_DIR=/path/to/data. This path can contain %CASAROOT% which is expanded at run time, to support relocatable installations. The measures path can also still be set in .casarc. (#277)
    • Inserted fix to leap second handling problem (#290)
    • ๐ŸŽ Various coordinate performance improvements (#258)

    Tables

    • ๐Ÿ“‡ Renamed showtable to showtableinfo (#320)
    • โž• Added several TaQL functions (#229)

    MS

    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improve testing of MSSummary (#330)
    • Many improvements for the MS related functions (#318, #291, #228, #208, ...)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix multithreaded MS creation (#298)

    Python

    • ๐Ÿ— Build python bindings by default (not for CASA build)
    • โž• Add experimental Python3 support. Read the README for instructions (#280)
    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed behavior from 2.0.3: Use PYTHON2_* configuration options to set your python2 interpreter. (#280)
  • v2.0.3 Changes

    General

    • ๐Ÿ”€ Merge of CASA work into casacore, CASA should compile with casacore now
    • Under-the-hood optimizations, like using allocator features (#132)
    • ๐Ÿ— Building with gcc 5 is now possible (#166)
    • Compatibility with more versions of wcslib and cfitsio
    • SOFA is now an external dependency (#105)

    Tables

    • Arrays can now sometimes be reshaped while keeping allocated memory (#113)

    MS

    • Selection of baselines with a regexp between stations is now possible (#99)
    • ๐Ÿ“‡ Several new methods to MSMetaData (#138)

    ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix a bug which caused an error with LOFAR measurement sets with the LOFAR tool msoverview (#140)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix a bug where TaQL would not write output when an expression was used (#184)
  • v2.0.2 Changes

    ๐Ÿš€ This version was not released

  • v2.0.1 Changes

    ๐Ÿ”„ changes since 2.0.0

    ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes

    • ๐Ÿ— Does not build if checkout root folder is not named casacore (#79)
  • v2.0.0 Changes

    ๐Ÿ”„ changes since 1.7.0

    General

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed all build problems for GCC and clang on various platforms (up to OS-X 10.10)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed all valgrind issues found in test programs
    • Made the statics in all of casacore thread-safe. Similar to libstdc++ the user is responsible for thread-safety when using casacore ojbects.
    • โž• Added casacore/ to the #include path of all header files
    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed namespace from casa to casacore (but still #defined as casa for time being)
    • Split Tables, MeasurementSets and Lattices into smaller parts
    • The 3 changes above give rise to backward incompatibilities. Scripts in casacore/changescripts (notably updateall) can be used to fix client code.

    Tables

    • โž• Added GROUPBY/HAVING/aggregation function to TaQL
    • โšก๏ธ Optimized TaQL's IN operator (linear time for integer sets)
    • โž• Added table tracing (class TableTrace)
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed TiledStMan issue where BucketCache was not shrinked
    • โž• Added MultiFile option to combine table files in a single one

    Components

    • ๐Ÿšš This module has been removed (too CASA specific)

    Images

    • โž• Added support for beam per frequency channel and Stokes
    • โž• Added persistency for ImageExpr and ImageCocat objects

    Python

    • ๐Ÿšš Moved converters from pyrap to casacore/Python