Subject: Re: [Boost-mpi] [EXTERNAL] master vs develop
From: Alain Miniussi (alain.miniussi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-19 05:31:47
Also, why was this constraint (recent git) added ? I can see how it
reduces portability but I find it very difficult to believe that it add
In this case, git is mostly used to download and update file right ? Or
is there more to it ?
On 19/11/2014 10:42, Alain Miniussi wrote:
> It seems that the run.py script does not work at all with the git
> available in the CentOS 6.5 distribution (1.7.1).
> This is unfortunate since 6.5 is quite new from an HPC perspective.
> What is the minimal git version required ?
> On 19/11/2014 06:11, Belcourt, Kenneth wrote:
>> Hi Alain,
>> On Nov 18, 2014, at 3:48 AM, Alain Miniussi <alain.miniussi_at_oca.eu>
>>> I have a question regarding:
>>> I guess that all the commit, specially the pull requests, listed are
>>> those that made their way to develop but not to master.
>>> What is the protocol/usage for having the stuff on the develop
>>> branch merge onto the master branch ?
>> Generally Ive been waiting for testing to cycle for a while before
>> merging changes to master.
>>> I guess the stuff on develop is already considered as being
>>> validated in some way, so what is needed for the next step ? does
>>> some testing report need to be produced ? on a specific set of
>>> platform ?
>> Since very few people test Boost MPI on develop or master, I try to
>> be very cautious with commits to develop and merges to master. Its
>> kinda easy to break things and, given the scarcity of MPI and Graph
>> Parallel testers, I prefer to test the PRs, develop and master
>> branches on internal resources to ensure I dont hit any problems
>> before I push them to github.
>> Are you familiar with the Boost testing pages? Can you contribute
>> any testing resouces to specifically test MPI and Graph Parallel?
>>> Also, does everything that is in master supposed to go automagically
>>> in the next release ?
>> Generally yes, everything in master goes into the release, thats why
>> were careful about what ends up in master.
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