McIDAS-X Version 2008
Software and Instructions
McIDAS-X Version 2008 was distributed on 27 May 2008. You can obtain the files
through this web page using your site's login and password (which was also listed
on the cover letter that was enclosed with the upgrade letter e-mailed to your
site coordinator). If you do not know the login and password, ask your site coordinator.
If you have a problem obtaining these files via the web, ask your site coordinator
to contact the McIDAS Help Desk by
or by phone at (608) 262-2455.
Complete the following steps to obtain and install the upgrade.
- Download the following eight files to the ~mcidas directory on your McIDAS-X workstation.
||upgrade information file
||shell script that does the build/install/uninstall
||disk space requirements file used by mcidas2008.sh
||compressed tar file containing source and data files
||shell script that configures an ADDE remote server
||list of changed modules grouped by SSEC inquiry number
||list of open (unresolved) SSEC inquiries
||list of changed modules in alphabetical order
- Carefully read and complete all steps in the document McIDAS-X
Version 2008 Upgrade Procedure, May 2008 (pdf). This document,
which was also included in the upgrade letter e-mailed to your site coordinator,
contains an overview of McIDAS-X 2008 and specific instructions to follow
before, during, and after installing McIDAS 2008. We strongly urge that
all regular users of McIDAS-X (not just the installer) read this document.