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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-26 17:24:07

On Jul 26, 2007, at 3:18 PM, Daniël Mantione wrote:

> Problematic is the very poor job the openmpi team does at binary
> backwards
> compatibility, applications broke between 1.0 and 1.1, and again
> between
> 1.1 and 1.2. With such breakage, it is next to impossible to
> maintain an
> mpi.pas.

This may be a naieve question, but why would binary compatibility be
required? Is mpi.pas a source file or a compiled file? If it's
source, what did we do to break it between versions?

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems