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Subject: Re: [Boost-mpi] [EXTERNAL] master vs develop
From: Alain Miniussi (alain.miniussi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-19 07:10:04

I built a local git (based on the git master branch) and restarted the
So far so good. I'm now tryng to understand the different options of

On 19/11/2014 11:31, Alain Miniussi wrote:
> 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 any value.
> In this case, git is mostly used to download and update file right ?
> Or is there more to it ?
> Thanks,
> Alain
> On 19/11/2014 10:42, Alain Miniussi wrote:
>> It seems that the 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 ?
>> Thanks
>> On 19/11/2014 06:11, Belcourt, Kenneth wrote:
>>> Hi Alain,
>>> On Nov 18, 2014, at 3:48 AM, Alain Miniussi <>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 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 I’ve 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. It’s
>>> kinda easy to break things and, given the scarcity of MPI and Graph
>>> Parallel testers, I prefer to test the PR’s, develop and master
>>> branches on internal resources to ensure I don’t 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, that’s
>>> why we’re careful about what ends up in master.
>>> — Noel
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