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In IPT Group we actively help software projects in CERN experiments to identify, evaluate, purchase and use industrial software development tools. Network floating licences are used as much as possible, so that the tools can be run remotely. We can also, if you have an AFS account, give you access to our Solaris server in case the binary for your platform is not available. You can find the complete information on what we have and how to use it at URL:
We introduced METADATA in our Web pages to facilitate Web search. From the CERN search engine (CERN home page), you can get the pointers to the tools available at SDT.
The SDT server "pttools" is now Y2K compliant.
We have finished the setup of the software tools on the Y2K cluster. If you wish to test your data in the year 2000:
The following concerns the users of SNiFF, XDesigner, Rose, Logiscope and SoDA who are not using the documented procedures, and users of StP.
The new version FlexLm 6.0 is active and the
dependent files are now standard. Make sure that your
LM_LICENSE_FILE does not refer to
"/pttools/FlexLm/license.dat.50" but to
"/pttools/FlexLm/license.dat". The typical places you should
check for this variable are in your shell start up files or other
project setup scripts.
The new URL for the SDT Web is now
The old URL
http://www.cern.ch/PTTOOL/ will remain active for some
time and be automatically redirected to the new one. Please update
One patch has been added to correct the problem of the short
number of characters for the commands
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