LCG Releases Notes

LCG_87 Release
Date: December 7, 2016

  • ROOT 6.08.02. This new version solves the issues reported by Axel here.
  • cython has been updated to 0.23.4
  • New packages requested by SWAN
    • fplll 5.0.3
    • sollya 0.6
    • mpfr 3.1.5 (dependency)
    • mpfi 1.5,1 (dependency)
  • future 0.15.2 requested by LHCb
  • libgit2 0.24.3 requested by LHCb
  • python_gitlab 0.17 requested by ATLAS
  • root_numpy has been updated to 4.6.0 to ensure the provision of the TMVA module requested by SWAM users and excluded explicitly in previous releases because of conflicts with ROOT
  • swig updated to 3.0.10
  • VecGeom v0.3.rc included in ths release to ensure the provision of USolids
  • Geant4 has been updated to 10.02.p02
  • NOTE: This release will have a patch to include COOL and CORAL 3_1_7


  • x86_64-ubuntu1604-gcc54-opt
  • x86_64-ubuntu1604-gcc54-dbg
  • x86_64-slc6-gcc49-opt
  • x86_64-slc6-gcc49-dbg
  • x86_64-slc6-gcc62-opt
  • x86_64-slc6-gcc62-dbg
  • x86_64-centos7-gcc62-opt
  • x86_64-centos7-gcc62-dbg


  • AFS: /afs/
  • CVMFS: /cvmfs/

RPMS and tar files
RPMS available for all slc6 and centos7 platforms:

  • /afs/
  • Installation via RPMS has been checked for the platform x86_64-slc6-gcc62-opt under: /afs/

tar files available for all platforms in EOS

  • /eos/project/l/lcg/www/lcgpackages/tarFiles/releases

Packages details
The full set of packages and versions can be found here


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