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Update on the Common HEP Unix Environment

  Lionel Cons and Arnaud Taddei CN/DCI

Here is some news about the Common HEP Unix Environment (also known as the HEPiX scripts) since the last article in CNL 221, last year.

The HEPiX scripts have been presented in several UMTF Tutorials in March this year and widely deployed on interactive machines, they are for instance installed on all Workgroup Services (ATLAS, CMS...) and Public Login Unix Services (CERNSP, HPPLUS...).

In June, the HEPiX scripts package was split into five pieces:

This allows a faster development cycle and eases the deployment outside CERN.

For more technical information you may consult: