[NOBUGS] McStas "classic" 2.7.1 release

Peter Kjær Willendrup pkwi at fysik.dtu.dk
Mon Oct 4 10:54:22 BST 2021

Dear all,

A new release of in the McStas “classic" series, v. 2.7.1 has been built and is ready for download!

Download and installation instructions are available via our GitHub download pages.

Selected highligts from the release are listed below. The full list of changes is also available at https://mcstas.org/CHANGES_McStas.

• Fixes of issues from last release:
• A number of minor issues from 2.7 were addressed, see the relevant GitHub issues for details:
• https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aclosed+label%3Amcstas-2.7
• Tools
• mcgui allows definition of an "external editor", see the configuration menu.
• On Linux we preconfigure for gedit (where we now also provide syntax-highlighting, on macOS and Windows we default to use the OS file-type settings, i.e. whatever you get by double-clicking an instr file.) Use ctrl/meta + shift + e to spawn the editor from mcgui.
• Platforms:
• We still support 64bit Windows 10/11 on Intel, all recent 64bit macOS including 11.0 Big Sur on both Intel and Apple Silicon/M1 processors. Debian-based distros on Intel and Arm, RPM-based distros on Intel. (RPMs are built on/for CentOS and Fedora, you may get varying milage elsewhere.)

We hope you will enjoy this new release!!! (And keep an eye out for 3.1, it is almost also there…)

Peter Willendrup

Peter Kjær Willendrup
Forskningsingeniør, Specialkonsulent
Næstformand for DTU Fysik LSU

DTU Physics

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