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ligo-cbc/pycbc: O2 Production Release 17

Alex Nitz; Ian Harry; Duncan Brown; Christopher M. Biwer; Josh Willis; Tito Dal Canton; Larne Pekowsky; Thomas Dent; Andrew R. Williamson; Collin Capano; Soumi De; Miriam Cabero; Bernd Machenschalk; Prayush Kumar; Thomas Massinger; Amber Lenon; Stephen Fairhurst; Steven Reyes; Alex Nielsen; shasvath; Francesco Pannarale; Leo Singer; Duncan Macleod; Stanislav Babak; Hunter Gabbard; John Veitch; CBC Sugar; Lorena Magaña Zertuche; Peter Couvares; Brian Bockelman

This is the sevententh production release of PyCBC for use in LIGO's second observing run.

This release has been tested against LALSuite with the hash:


This release fixes two packaging bugs:

  • That PyPi distribution of v1.7.6 was missing a file which causes installation of PyCBC using pip to fail.
  • Release v1.7.7 was incorrectly tagged causing the OSG bundled executable build to fail.

The v1.7.6 release has been removed from PyPi. The v1.7.7 release has been removed from PyPi, CVMFS and Docker.

There are no other substantial code changes in this release.

Details of the changes since the last production release are at

A Docker container for this release is available from the pycbc/pycbc-el7 repository on Docker Hub be downloaded using the command:

docker pull pycbc/pycbc-el7:v1.7.8

On a machine with CVMFS installed, a pre-built virtual environment is available for Red Hat 7 compatible operating systems by running the command:

source /cvmfs/

and for Debian 8 compatible operating systems by running the command:

source /cvmfs/

A bundled pycbc_inspiral executable for use on the Open Science Grid is available at


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