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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Branching for 1.5.0
From: Graham, Richard L. (rlgraham_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-04 16:19:29


This should go ahead with right before the 1.5 changes, as discussed. Greg has put out the changes for testing several months ago, so there has been quite a while to test, and he has done quite a bit of testing himself.

Rich

----- Original Message -----
From: devel-bounces_at_[hidden] <devel-bounces_at_[hidden]>
To: Open MPI Developers <devel_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Mon May 04 15:54:34 2009
Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Branching for 1.5.0

Rich and Rainer are encouraging me to follow through with this name change
operation sometime in the near future. I understand people's concern that
this touches a lot of source code files and has limited benefit other than
aesthetical merits.

1. What evidence do you need me to provide in order to agree to allow this
change to happen?

2. What timeframe is appropriate for this to happen?

Thanks -- Greg.

On 4/29/09 7:54 AM, "Ralph Castain" <rhc_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> No offense, but I would like some better evidence that the new changes
> are more complete than this last round. It was disturbing to find that
> the changes were not in fact ready to come into the trunk - as Rainer
> noted, he had to include a separate commit that actually broke the
> system because he couldn't make it compile with his changes.
>
> Unfortunately, this situation was not communicated *prior* to agreeing
> to the RFC.
>
> I would like to see some concrete evidence that this next round
> doesn't suffer from similar deficiencies before it enters the system.
> Otherwise, let's branch now (once we recover from this last
> disruption). Greg's changes are not critical for making the system
> work, and don't represent a new "feature" - they can come into the
> system at any point down the road once we have assurance that they
> actually work.
>
>
> On Apr 29, 2009, at 4:29 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>
>> Let's let the #include changes settle down a bit and then let's get
>> Greg's stuff in. Then let's let that settle, and then we'll branch
>> for 1.5.
>>
>> On Apr 28, 2009, at 10:32 PM, Rainer Keller wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>> as You may have noticed, the two patches for header cleanup have been
>>> committed (SVN: r21095, r21096). Thanks Ralph.
>>>
>>>
>>> Up to now, the consensus was, that the renaming patches by Gregory
>>> Koenig
>>> should be integrated just before branching to minimize drift
>>> between branch
>>> and trunk.
>>>
>>> Now is the time ;-) End of this week, just before the branch is
>>> done, Greg
>>> would apply the name changes. Ralph&Jeff, please let us know, when
>>> You'll plan
>>> to make the move. Thanks!
>>>
>>>
>>> With best regards,
>>> Rainer
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tuesday 28 April 2009 12:50:03 pm Ralph Castain wrote:
>>>> Hi folks
>>>>
>>>> We are ready to branch the next feature release series - tagged
>>> 1.5. Rainer
>>>> will be doing a rather intrusive commit later this evening to
>>> cleanup
>>>> unnecessary header file dependencies. Once the dust from that
>>> settles
>>>> (probably end of the week), we will do the branch.
>>>>
>>>> For now, the branch will be done via subversion. Once the IU
>>> infrastructure
>>>> to support Mercurial is completed, the branch and the rest of the
>>>> repository will be converted to Mercurial. We would rather just
>>> do the
>>>> branch now instead of wait for that to be completed.
>>>>
>>>> So this is just a "heads up". Please let us know if there are any
>>> concerns
>>>> with that plan.
>>>>
>>>> Ralph & Jeff
>>>> aka. Mutt & Jeff (for those of you old enough to remember that
>>> comic strip)
>>>>
>>>> No wait....that should be Ralph & the Mutt!
>>>
>>> --
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
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>>> Oak Ridge National Lab Fax: +1 (865) 241-4811
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>>>
>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Jeff Squyres
>> Cisco Systems
>>
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