The context was wrt the OpenMPI version
that is bundled with a specific version of CentOS Linux which my IT folks
are about to install on one of our servers. Since the most recent
1.4 stream version is 1.4.3, I'm afraid that 1.4-4 is really some variant
of 1.4 (i.e., 1.4.0) and hence not that new.
Jeff Squyres <email@example.com>
Open MPI Users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
02/02/2011 07:38 PM
Re: [OMPI users]
OpenMPI version syntax?
On Feb 2, 2011, at 1:44 PM, Jeffrey A Cummings wrote:
> I've encountered a supposed OpenMPI version of 1.4-4. Is the
hyphen a typo or is this syntax correct and if so what does it mean?
Is this an RPM version number? It's fairly common for RPMs to add
"-X" at the end of the version number. The "X"
indicates the RPM version number (i.e., the version number of the packaging
-- not the package itself).
Open MPI's version number scheme is explained here:
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