NOTE: External modules written for Base 3.14.12.x may require some changes to build correctly against Base 3.15.x.
The documents listed below cover EPICS Base version 3.15.5, which is a patch release. Additional documentation can also be found in the documentation subdirectory of the distributed software.
These documents may be revised at any time without generation of a new source release. The Known Problems page will be updated if any serious bugs are discovered after the release date, up until the next version of the software is released.
EPICS Application Developer’s Guide (PDF)
by Marty Kraimer et al.
EPICS R3.15 Channel Access Reference Manual
by Jeffrey O. Hill and Ralph Lange
EPICS Channel Access Protocol Specification
by Klemen Žagar et al.
Perl 5 Interface to Channel Access
by Andrew Johnson
msi: Macro Substitution and Include Tool
by Marty Kraimer
by Andrew Johnson and Ralph Lange
All versions of EPICS Base are available to the public under an open source license. Development versions can be acquired using Bazaar. The sizes of the download files can be seen on the Base Download page. The compressed tar files linked below contain source code only (no binaries), the [signature] link points to a GPG signature of the tarfile.
- base-3.15.5.tar.gz [signature] (13 December 2016)
- base-3.15.5-rc1.tar.gz [signature] (31 October 2016)
- base-3.15.5-pre1.tar.gz [signature] (21 October 2016)
- MCoreUtils – Utilities for EPICS on Multi-Core Linux
- A collection of utilities for running IOCs on multi-core (RT or not) Linux architectures.