Change Log

A list of API changes, major features, and bug fixes included in each release.

The list is compiled by phoebus developers to document the most important changes associated with each release. For minor bug fixes and patches please refer to github issues and PRs.

Release 4.6.5 (current development version)

Date: TBD

  • Avoid deadlock in script compilation and execution.
  • Logbook modules restructured.
  • Optimized display builder file save implementation.
  • Display builder and scan editor undo stack maintained after file save.
  • Logbook search cancellable.
  • Fix for channel finder property editor.
  • Scan infor parser performance improvement.
  • PV race condition fix.
  • Highlight overdrawn area of embedded display in edit mode.

Release 4.6.4

Date: Nov 16, 2020

NOTE: Bug in archiver settings handling causing the client to use default URL instead of the configured one.

  • Alarm Datasource
  • Simplification of the APIs for the ContextMenuService, SelectionService, and AdapterService.
  • File browser context menu items to create new display or data browser plot.
  • Array operations in formula functions.
  • Display Builder:
    • The symbol widget shows a semi-transparent rectangle with the color “INVALID” for disconnected PVs.
    • The LED widget shows the label when the PV is disconnected and both the “On” and “Off” labels are the same.
  • Statistics tab in Databrowser.
  • PV status column (value, invalid, disconnected etc) in PV List.
  • Number of undo/redo actions in display editor configurable (org.csstudio.display.builder.editor/undo_stack_size)
  • Save & Restore enhancements
    • Set point may be edited prior to restore.
    • Display filter in snapshot view.
    • Integration with Channel Finder.
    • Support for additional data types.
    • Extended server API to enable use of “file paths”.

Release 4.6.3

Date: May 25, 2020

  • Save & Restore application

Release 4.6.2

Date: Apr 27, 2020

Release 4.6.1

Date: Feb 4, 2020

Release 4.6.0

Date: Nov 28, 2019

  • First release of phoebus framework