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New procedure for updating SolarSoft

Read-only problem while updating SolarSoft with WGET

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PLASTIC suffered a background anomaly on Dec 5 2019 that affected the high voltages. Data through February 2019 are test scenarios. Data after February are at lower operational voltages than previously and are undergoing a revised calibration

Read-only Problem While Updating SolarSoft with WGET

It has been brought to our attention that a problem has arisen with WGET refusing to update files that have been marked as read-only. We have taken steps to change files on the server to have the proper file permissions. However, this still leaves the problem of files already marked as read-only on users' platforms. Therefore, we recommend users take the following steps. It should only be necessary to do this once.

Linux or MacOS:

Enter the following command in an account with write privilege into the $SSW directory tree:

find $SSW -perm 444 -exec chmod 644 {} \;
Do the same for $SSWDB.

Windows:

  1. Bring up Windows Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the directory containing the ssw tree.
  3. Right click on the "ssw" directory icon.
  4. Select "Properties".
  5. Uncheck the "Read-only" box, and click "OK".
Do the same for $SSWDB.


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