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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] [Open MPI Announce] Open MPI v1.3.3 released
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-15 17:36:53


Hmmm...there should be messages on both the user and devel lists
regarding binary compatibility at the MPI level being promised for
1.3.2 and beyond.

Anyway, we did make that pledge. However, as I said, I am not sure
people verified that - though I hope someone did! :-)

On Jul 15, 2009, at 3:29 PM, Jim Kress wrote:

> Did not see any other email on the list wrt this topic.
>
> Thanks for your response.
>
> Jim
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: users-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> [mailto:users-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Ralph Castain
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 4:26 PM
>> To: Open MPI Users
>> Subject: Re: [OMPI users] [Open MPI Announce] Open MPI v1.3.3
>> released
>>
>> I believe that was the intent, per other emails on that subject.
>>
>> However, I am not personally aware of people who have tested
>> it - though they may well exist.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Jim Kress
>> <jimkress_58_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>
>>
>> > Does use of 1.3.3 require recompilation of applications that
>> > were compiled using 1.3.2?
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: users-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> > [mailto:users-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of jimkress_58
>> > Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 3:05 PM
>> > To: users_at_[hidden]
>> > Subject: Re: [OMPI users] [Open MPI Announce] Open
>> MPI v1.3.3 released
>> >
>> > Does use of 1.3.3 require recompilation of applications that
>> > were compiled using 1.3.2?
>> >
>> > Jim
>>
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: announce-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> > [mailto:announce-bounces_at_[hidden]]
>> > On Behalf Of Ralph Castain
>> > Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 2:11 PM
>> > To: OpenMPI Announce
>> > Subject: [Open MPI Announce] Open MPI v1.3.3 released
>> >
>> > The Open MPI Team, representing a consortium of research,
>> > academic, and industry partners, is pleased to announce the
>> > release of Open MPI version 1.3.3. This release is mainly a
>> > bug fix release over the v1.3.3 release, but there are few
>> > new features, including support for Microsoft Windows. We
>> > strongly recommend that all users upgrade to version 1.3.3 if
>> > possible.
>> >
>> > Version 1.3.3 can be downloaded from the main Open MPI web
>> > site or any of its mirrors (mirrors will be updating shortly).
>> >
>> > Here is a list of changes in v1.3.3 as compared to v1.3.2:
>> >
>> > - Fix a number of issues with the openib BTL
>> (OpenFabrics) RDMA CM,
>> > including a memory corruption bug, a shutdown
>> deadlock, and a route
>> > timeout. Thanks to David McMillen and Hal
>> Rosenstock for help in
>> > tracking down the issues.
>> > - Change the behavior of the EXTRA_STATE parameter
>> that is passed to
>> > Fortran attribute callback functions: this value
>> is now stored
>> > internally in MPI -- it no longer references the
>> original value
>> > passed by MPI_*_CREATE_KEYVAL.
>> > - Allow the overriding RFC1918 and RFC3330 for the
>> specification of
>> > "private" networks, thereby influencing Open MPI's TCP
>> > "reachability" computations.
>> > - Improve flow control issues in the sm btl, by both
>> tweaking the
>> > shared memory progression rules and by enabling the "sync"
>> > collective
>> > to barrier every 1,000th collective.
>> > - Various fixes for the IBM XL C/C++ v10.1 compiler.
>> > - Allow explicit disabling of ptmalloc2 hooks at
>> runtime (e.g., enable
>> > support for Debain's builtroot system). Thanks to
>> Manuel Prinz and
>> > the rest of the Debian crew for helping identify and fix
>> > this issue.
>> > - Various minor fixes for the I/O forwarding subsystem.
>> > - Big endian iWARP fixes in the Open Fabrics RDMA CM support.
>> > - Update support for various OpenFabrics devices in
>> the openib BTL's
>> > .ini file.
>> > - Fixed undefined symbol issue with Open MPI's
>> parallel debugger
>> > message queue support so it can be compiled by Sun Studio
>> > compilers.
>> > - Update MPI_SUBVERSION to 1 in the Fortran bindings.
>> > - Fix MPI_GRAPH_CREATE Fortran 90 binding.
>> > - Fix MPI_GROUP_COMPARE behavior with regards to
>> MPI_IDENT. Thanks to
>> > Geoffrey Irving for identifying the problem and
>> supplying the fix.
>> > - Silence gcc 4.1 compiler warnings about type
>> punning. Thanks to
>> > Number Cruncher for the fix.
>> > - Added more Valgrind and other memory-cleanup fixes.
>> Thanks to
>> > various Open MPI users for help with these issues.
>> > - Miscellaneous VampirTrace fixes.
>> > - More fixes for openib credits in heavy-congestion scenarios.
>> > - Slightly decrease the latency in the openib BTL in
>> some conditions
>> > (add "send immediate" support to the openib BTL).
>> > - Ensure to allow MPI_REQUEST_GET_STATUS to accept an
>> > MPI_STATUS_IGNORE parameter. Thanks to Shaun
>> Jackman for the bug
>> > report.
>> > - Added Microsoft Windows support. See
>> README.WINDOWS file for
>> > details.
>> >
>>
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