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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Yosemite Compatibility
November 19, 2014

  • Gemini IRAF and Ureka 1.4.1.2 appears to be compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If upgrading, to Yosemite, you will need to reinstall Xquartz as the upgrade wipes /usr/X11. Re-installing Xquartz solved all the X11 problems we encountered during testing.

ONLY for PIs with GMOS-S Hamamatsu data
September 24, 2014

  • This is ONLY for PIs with GMOS-S Hamamatsu data. In order to reduce data from the new GMOS-S CCDs, PIs must download, install, and use a commissioning package of the Gemini IRAF package. Details are available at Unstable Releases

New version of the Ureka installer for Python and IRAF released (v1.0)
December 3, 2013

  • A new version of the Ureka installer for Python and IRAF (v1.0) has been released. This version of Ureka includes some upgraded Python packages along with OS X Mavericks (10.9) support. Please see http://ssb.stsci.edu/ureka/ for more information.

New version of the Gemini IRAF package released (v1.12)
October 11, 2013

  • A new version of the Gemini IRAF package (v1.12) has been released. This version is required for processing GSAOI and FLAMINGOS-2 data and includes configuration files and examples. All users are encouraged to upgrade to v1.12 of the Gemini IRAF package.

SAOImage DS9 v7.2 Compatibility
June 12, 2013

  • The Gemini IRAF package is not compatible with DS9 v7.2, due to recently discovered bugs. Users requiring IRAF / the Gemini IRAF package should NOT upgrade to DS9 v7.2 at this time. SAOImage DS9 recommend that IRAF users instead use DS9 v7.1.

IRAF v2.16 Compatibility
September 12, 2012 (updated November 14, 2014)

  • The Gemini IRAF package is not compatible with IRAF v2.16 as distributed by NOAO. Users requiring the Gemini IRAF package and IRAF v2.16 should install Ureka which contains a patched version of IRAF v2.16 that is compatible.

Problems using the Gemini IRAF package in Scisoft OSX installations
September 12, 2012

  • Numerous problems have been reported by users of the Gemini IRAF package when using a Scisoft OSX installation. For more details, please see this page.