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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] v1.5.1: one idea
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-14 09:05:54


Terry, Rich and I talked about this a little bit in Chicago at the Forum meeting.

It's not yet clear what is the Right direction to go here. We certainly don't want to go another 8 months before releasing 1.5.1.

On Oct 11, 2010, at 9:32 AM, Graham, Richard L. wrote:

> Why go to all this effort, and not just fork 1.7 from the trunk, skipping the whole merge process ? Seems like it would be much more prudent to spend time on improving the code base, adding missing MPI support, etc., rather than spending the time on a merge.
>
> Rich
>
>
> On 10/8/10 6:34 PM, "Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)" <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> On Oct 8, 2010, at 5:36 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:
>
>> I have no problem with that, but remember that it will create an ABI break for any third-party plugin developer.
>>
>> As long as we are comfortable doing that, or create the backward-compatibility we discussed, then this plan is fine by me.
>
> Yes, we will definitely have to make sure we don't break backwards compatibility:
>
> - MPI API
> - the symbol / filename changes we did for MCA
>
> I don't think anything else matters, right?
>
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