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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Schedule for 1.3 Release Candidates and final Release
From: Brad Benton (bradford.benton_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-09 22:50:42

Alas, we have encountered a blocking defect which is preventing us from
releasing today. If we are able to resolve this defect in the next couple
of days, we will work to have the fix in a new release candidate by the end
of the week. And if that tests well over the weekend, then we will be on
track for a release on Dec. 16. However, if it is not resolved by the end
of the week, the reality is that this release will then most likely slip to
I will post an update on the progress and revised schedule this Friday.

Brad Benton
Open MPI v1.3 co-release manager

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Brad Benton <bradford.benton_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> Open MPI v1.3 is close to being ready for release. The remaining defects
> are being worked and our goal is to have those wrapped up and v1.3
> officially released on December 9. Here is the schedule leading up to the
> final release:
> December 2: RC1
> December 5: RC2
> December 9: 1.3 Release
> This has been a long effort involving many developers and organizations and
> the release cycle has been frustratingly long, but after one more push, we
> should have this out the door. In order to help ensure the release goes
> smoothly, please take some time to download and do some basic sanity checks
> on the release candidates as they become available.
> Thanks,
> --brad
> Brad Benton
> Open MPI v1.3 co-release manager