[NOBUGS] McStas releases 2.7.2 and 3.2 are out!

Peter Kjær Willendrup pkwi at fysik.dtu.dk
Mon Dec 12 17:46:13 GMT 2022

Dear all, a new PAIR of releases of McStas:

  *   McStas "classic" v. 2.7.2
  *   McStas "next-generation", v. 3.2

Are both built and ready for download!

Download and installation instructions are available via our GitHub INSTALL-doc pages<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/tree/master/INSTALL-McStas>.

The frontpage of mcstas.org<https://mcstas.org> has a list of highlight-features, and the full list of changes for both releases is further available at https://mcstas.org/CHANGES_McStas.

Please start your migration to 3.x:

  *   McStas 2.7.2 is a "last update" to the 2.x series, sharing a subset of tool features with McStas 3.2.
  *   The The Wiki has a dedicated section on McStas 2.x -> McStas 3.x conversion<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/wiki#migrating-from-mcstas-2x-to-3x-and-mcxtrace-1x-to-3x> that includes:
     *   An overvies of differences<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/wiki/Overview-of-differences-in-%22classic-McStas-McXtrace%22-and-the-3.x-versions>
     *   A nomenclature list containing short descriptions of new concepts and important keywords in McStas 3.x<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/wiki/McStas-McXtrace-3-and-GPU-terminology-%28table%29> and OpenACC / CUDA code in general.
     *   A document outlining the most importand differences between 2.x and 3.x.<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/wiki/Overview-of-differences-in-%22classic-McStas-McXtrace%22-and-the-3.x-versions>
     *   A guide for 2.x -> 3.x instrument conversion.<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/wiki/HOWTO%3A-Modifying-a-McStas-2-instrument-for-use-under-McStas-3>
     *   A guide for 2.x -> 3.x component conversion.<https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/wiki/HOWTO%3A-Modifying-a-McStas-2-component-for-use-under-McStas-3>

- If you are in trouble migrating, please write us a GitHub issue or an email to mcstas-users at mcstas.org<mailto:mcstas-users at mcstas.org>

We hope you will enjoy these new releases!!!

Seasons greetings on behalf of the McStas team,

Peter Willendrup

Peter Kjær Willendrup
Forskningsingeniør, Specialkonsulent
Næstformand for DTU Fysik LSU

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