[torquedev] TORQUE 2.3.2 Release Candidate

Josh Butikofer josh at clusterresources.com
Fri Aug 1 11:14:45 MDT 2008


Everyone,

We haven't heard any troubling reports about the most recent 2.3.2 snapshot (dubbed our "release 
candidate").

If there are no major objections, we will be releasing the official TORQUE 2.3.2 today.

--Josh B.

Josh Butikofer wrote:
> Everyone,
> 
> We just released a new TORQUE 2.3.2 snapshot 
> (http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/snapshots/torque-2.3.2-snap.200807231134.tar.gz). 
> We want to consider this snapshot a "release candidate" for the official 
> TORQUE 2.3.2 release. If you have time and test resources, we would ask 
> you to install and test out this release candidate to see if there are 
> any obvious bugs still present. Our last release, TORQUE 2.3.1, fixed 
> several problems but also introduced some new issues. We'd like to avoid 
> such a scenario again with 2.3.2.
> 
> For the curious, here is what has changed so far since 2.3.1:
> 
>   e - added --disable-posixmemlock to force mom not to use POSIX MEMLOCK.
>   b - fix potential buffer overrun in qsub
>   b - if user qholds a running job with BLCR checkpoint/restart and the
>       checkpoint fails then the job no longer goes to the HOLD state
>       after it completes
>   b - keep pbs_mom, pbs_server, pbs_sched from closing sockets opened by
>       nss_ldap (SGI)
>   e - added PBS_VERSION environment variable
>   e - added --enable-acct-x to allow adding of x attributes to
>       accounting log
>   b - fix net_server.h build error
>   b - fixed code that was causing jobs to fail due to "neednodes" errors
>       when Moab/Maui was the scheduler
> 
> 
> Let us know if there are any problems that should prevent us from making 
> a 2.3.2 release.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Josh Butikofer
> Cluster Resources, Inc.
> 
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