Do we really want to go with a release candidate instead of an official release? That sounds pretty risky to me...
How long do we want to wait for 1.3.3? It looks like they're have a new RC for ROMIO on May 15th -- can we wait that long? At a minimum, it'll take a day or three to integrate the new ROMIO into OMPI.
Begin forwarded message:
From: Rob Latham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: April 30, 2009 12:00:22 PM EDT
To: Jeff Squyres <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [ROMIO Req #947] New version of ROMIO?
On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 03:18:11PM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
I can wait a week or so -- it sounds like I should? It is definitely
much easier for us to say "we have the ROMIO from MPICH2 x.y.z" than to
say "we have ROMIO from MPICH2's SVN rXYZ" -- the first is significantly
easier for users the understand and compare behavior to.
Pavan says we'll have a release-candidate on may 15th. Perhaps that
will be the best one to use, if you can wait that long.
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