[Ifeffit] Ifeffit 1.0076

Carlo U. Segre segre at iit.edu
Fri Jan 24 10:30:39 CST 2003


I have had a problem install in the perl wrappers in ifeffit 1.0076.  It
seems to have a problem in the "perl Makefile.pl" command.

This breaks athena.  Right now I am not at a computer that has an
installation but I can send more info later if you like.


On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Matt Newville wrote:

>Happy New Year Everyone,
>I've just posted a new release of Ifeffit: 1.0076.  This
>has many small fixes and added features, including:
>  - fixed plotting bug in which all legends were not
>    always shown
>  - added 'unguess' command
>  - added 'window' command (generate an FT window without
>    actually doing the FT)
>  - fixed a bug in reading 1-row data files
>  - allow (consistently) '&', ':', and '?' in variable and
>    group names
>  - added the math functions nofx(), join(), and slice() for
>    array manipulations
>  - further tweaks to configuration procedure.
>There are a few more details are in the ChangeLog. I hope to
>get changes to the Reference Manual posted within a week.
>The Windows installer now includes the current versions of
>Athena, Artemis, Atoms, SixPack, and GIFEFFIT.
>I have not tried this version on Mac OS X.  The installation
>using Fink and PGPLOT (not to mention Perl/Tk for Athena and
>Artemis) on Mac OS 10.2 seems especially fragile.
>For future work, the changes at the top of my list include:
>  - adding an automated way to have feffit() apply more than
>    1 k-weight at a time, to help overcome the k-dependent
>    biases due to the high correlations of XAFS parameters.
>  - trying to improve the pre-edge subtraction and
>    normalization algorithms.
>  - getting the docs up-to-date.
>  - working on changing the interface of Feff6 so that it
>    can be included in Ifeffit.
>The still seem to be unresolved issues with QEXAFS data, and
>probably other things that should be done.  Suggestions for
>improvements or added features are welcome.  In fact, I'd like
>to ask everyone to think about what features you'd like to see
>added or changed.
>--Matt Newville
>Ifeffit mailing list
>Ifeffit at millenia.cars.aps.anl.gov

Carlo U. Segre -- Professor of Physics
Associate Dean for Research, Armour College
Illinois Institute of Technology
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