DD4hep Developers Meeting

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Andre Sailer (CERN), Markus Frank (CERN)
Description

Please Join DD4hep developer's meeting via Zoom

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DD4hep Developers Meeting
Zoom Meeting ID
68917133930
Host
Andre Sailer
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Present:  M.Frank, T.Madlehner, A.Sailer, A.Tolosa Delgado


1) Pending problems
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1) ISSUE970:  Support for digitization in ddsim
                       ==> On hold, but should be closed.
2) ISSUE1103: Allow isotrope generator to throw range around specified (reference) direction: Waiting for user
3)  ISSUE1199: Persist hepmc vertex status code into output
                      ==> Should we eliminate Geant4EventReaderHepMC
                      ==> Decision: Geant4EventReaderHepMC will be removed
4)  ISSUE1200: Using rotation in DDCAD to rotate around z axis 
                      ==> Should be a non-issue (?)
5) ISSUE1233: Protect against wrong primary particle mass enhancement 

Pending:
6) PR1240:     Add multithreading support to ddsim 
7) PR1252:     Fix usage of podio pre-processor version checks.
                        ==> Allow to detector deprecated readers/writers. (Thomas)
8) PR1253:     Add data extension class for FCCee Drift Chamber.
                        ==> Possible extension from FCC (Alvaro)

No new issues!

2)    Closed issues and fixed problems
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PR1242:        CI: update which releases to test against
            ==>  Tough issue fighting cppyy (Andre)
ISSUE1249:  Removal of obsolete (and since a long time deprecated) old sensitive detector interface in DDG4 question
            ==> Question only. Close now, kept mainly for documentation.
ISSUE1235:  The format of command line parameters for ddsim
            ==> Should use steering file instead -- solution offered by Andre.


3) Round table
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Alvaro:        Remindeder: Twisted tube in Geant4 is now correctly translated. Works now.
                    Added new helper class to parametrize the geometry of drift chambers.
                    Should make a new pair header/source file and submit to the PR.
Andre:         Nothing besides PR1241.
Thomas:     NTR
Markus:      NTR

4) AOB
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Next meeting:   May 16th, 2024

 

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