[ewg] RE: RHEL 5.3 and OFED 1.4.x

Woodruff, Robert J robert.j.woodruff at intel.com
Thu Jan 22 14:01:45 PST 2009

I think that we need to discuss this in the EWG meeting.
In the past I think that we have agreed to only do bug fixes
in point release and not add major new features.
If we do want to include the new MPI, then perhaps we should call
it 1.5 and pull in the schedule for 1.5.   Just a thought.


-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Wise [mailto:swise at opengridcomputing.com]
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 1:46 PM
To: John Russo
Cc: Woodruff, Robert J; general at lists.openfabrics.org; ewg at lists.openfabrics.org
Subject: Re: [ewg] RE: RHEL 5.3 and OFED 1.4.x

I think releasing OMPI-1.3 with iWARP support is also good justification.

And there are RDS issues with ofed-1.4 even over IB that I think will
add to justification.

John Russo wrote:
> I understand but I think that this is another consideration that should be factored in.  Even if there are no "critical" PRs to fix, the introduction of RHEL 5.3 (along with less critical PRs) may be enough justification.
> I simply want to plant the seed in everyone's mind before our next meeting.
> Thanks
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Woodruff, Robert J [mailto:robert.j.woodruff at intel.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 3:44 PM
> To: John Russo; general at lists.openfabrics.org
> Cc: ewg at lists.openfabrics.org
> Subject: RE: RHEL 5.3 and OFED 1.4.x
> In the last EWG meeting, we discussed waiting a month or so and seeing what kind of bugs
> were reported against 1.4 to determine if a 1.4.1 release was needed.
> ________________________________
> From: general-bounces at lists.openfabrics.org [mailto:general-bounces at lists.openfabrics.org] On Behalf Of John Russo
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 12:37 PM
> To: general at lists.openfabrics.org
> Subject: [ofa-general] RHEL 5.3 and OFED 1.4.x
> Does the release of RHEL 5.3 create any additional justification for a maintenance release of OFED (1.4.1) to be generated?  I am already hearing requests for an OFED release that will support it.
> John Russo
> QLogic
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