Open MPI logo

Open MPI Development Mailing List Archives

  |   Home   |   Support   |   FAQ   |  

This web mail archive is frozen.

This page is part of a frozen web archive of this mailing list.

You can still navigate around this archive, but know that no new mails have been added to it since July of 2016.

Click here to be taken to the new web archives of this list; it includes all the mails that are in this frozen archive plus all new mails that have been sent to the list since it was migrated to the new archives.

Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [PATCH] Open MPI on ARMv5
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-30 17:06:17


On Apr 30, 2012, at 2:04 PM, Leif Lindholm wrote:

> My only question mark was with regards to the lack of out-of-line assembly implementations for the older architecture versions (as in "I don't know whether people would care about that or not").
>
> It does apply cleanly-ish (non-interactively) on top of 1.5.5, but I don't know if any further drops off 1.5 are planned?

No, 1.5.5 was the end of that line.

Let me explain our versioning:

- 1.odd numbers (1.5.x) are "Feature" series.
- 1.even numbers (1.6.x) are "Stable" series.

1.6 is just a re-naming from the 1.5 series (i.e., it's not a new branch from the trunk). It represents the maturity of a feature series. Once it transitions to 1.6/stable, no new features can be added/removed -- only bug fixes.

See http://www.open-mpi.org/software/ompi/versions/ if you care for more info.

So I committed the ARM patch against the trunk and filed a CMR for 1.6.

-- 
Jeff Squyres
jsquyres_at_[hidden]
For corporate legal information go to: http://www.cisco.com/web/about/doing_business/legal/cri/