[Ifeffit] Ifeffit 1.2.11c (was Re: [PGPLOT build problem] Upgrading to ifeffit-1.2.11b on Ubuntu from source)

Carlo Segre segre at iit.edu
Mon Nov 17 20:03:06 CST 2008

Debian packages have been uploaded to unstable and I am in the process of 
building Ubuntu packages for my repository.  i expect that they will be up 


On Mon, 17 Nov 2008, Matt Newville wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I've uploaded source kits for Ifeffit 1.2.11c to the cars.uchicago.edu
> and sourceforge.net download sites.
> I have a Windows dll made for this bug fix version.  If anyone is
> interested, this is currently at
>  http://cars.uchicago.edu/~ifeffit/updates/011/bin/ifeffit_12.dll
> This should be a drop-in replacement for the
> IFEFFIT_DIR\bin\ifeffit_12.dll   on your system.
> Artemis.exe will not be updated from this dll, as it has this dlls
> "compiled in".  Bruce will have to make a new Artemis.exe, and then
> we'll make a automatic update.
> Sorry for all the trouble,
> --Matt
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Matt Newville
> <newville at cars.uchicago.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is my fault... and I apologize for the sloppiness and for being
>> late in fixing this.   I've been mixing 'development/testing' and
>> 'production'  versions, and haven't been very good at keeping them
>> cleanly separated.     I think I have this mostly under control now,
>> but I will have to work on a decent "test suite".
>> I think I found another reason to make a 1.2.11c version too, that the
>> mixing of "devel" and "production"
>> caused an experiment in how fitting was done to be the default, so
>> that the reported chi-square doesn't actually match the documentation
>> (instead of summing real and imaginary parts, it sums real and
>> magnitude components of the misfit, which is part of an experiment to
>> see how Feff8.5 worked for XAFS.  Using Magnitude as well Phase for
>> another way to report chi-square and misfits is potentially a useful
>> approach, but it's not what is documented.  Anyway, mixing devel and
>> production versions like this (for the past couple years, really) is
>> very sloppy on my part, and I apologize again.
>> I actually have an ubuntu box now, though I built pgplot from source,
>> and have never made a .deb file.
>> There is a new source kit at
>> http://cars.uchicago.edu/~ifeffit/src/ifeffit-1.2.11c.tar.gz   I'll
>> post this to sourceforge this afternoon, and  I'll also make a new DLL
>> for Windows and post all of these on the download page. I'll also make
>> a new updater for Windows.
>> --Matt
>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Mauro Rovezzi <rovezzi at esrf.fr> wrote:
>>> Carlo Segre wrote:
>>>> Hi Mauro:
>>>> I have now produced a package of ifeffit 1.2.11b.  It is in Debian
>>>> unstable and available for Ubuntu intrepid and jaunty in my repository
>>>> deb http://debian-xray.iit.edu intrepid main contrib non-free
>>> Carlo,
>>> Thank you very much for the package.
>>> Actually, I was able to build/install ifeffit 1.2.11b from source but
>>> not able to build than the Perl/Python wrappers and so no Horae&Friends
>>> from Bruce SVN.
>>> Well, now I have "pgplot5", "ifeffit", "perl-ifeffit" and
>>> "python-ifeffit" from binaries and "libperlxray" "horae" and "demeter"
>>> built from source (Bruce SVN).
>>> Everything seems fine but I still do not understand why ifeffit 1.2.11
>>> has all these "IFF str = *" output as stated also by Gareth in his
>>> "Ifeffit 1.2.11b terminal output" post. Is it normal?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Mauro
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