[torquedev] Re: what happened to 2.4.0?

Joshua Bernstein jbernstein at penguincomputing.com
Mon Mar 30 15:30:14 MDT 2009



Josh Butikofer wrote:
>> If CRI has customers running 2.4.0 in whatever capacity, then the 
>> community should be entitled to those versions as well.
> 
> I totally agree, and this is the case. Perhaps you are concerned about 
> my suggestion to put 2.4 in a beta directory to avoid confusion and 
> accidental download/deployment on a production system. This beta 
> directory would be accessible to everyone. We have never created a 
> TORQUE branch that is not available to the general public either via 
> tarball download or anonymous SVN checkout and we do not plan on doing 
> anything like this.

Ah, okay. That makes it clearer for me. Thank you.

>> This was one of the reasons I was pushing for some sort of community 
>> page for TORQUE. That way rules about release can be posted, bugs can 
>> tracked more closely, and submitted patches can be tracked as well. 
>> I'm sure CRI's IT team is stretched to the bone, but I do think a 
>> community page would alleviate these sorts of issues.
> 
> Yes, I want one of these pages too. Once our website upgrade is done, 
> Bugzilla will be in place and we will be able to carve out a subdomain 
> from which to create this new community page. I know I keep saying this, 
> and it makes me look like a fool when it doesn't happen, but they tell 
> me that this will happen sometime soon. :P

I know you're just the messenger. I frequently get put in the same situation. We 
all know you're no fool :-)

-Joshua Bernstein
Software Engineer
Penguin Computing


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