[torquedev] TORQUE 2.5 beta is here!

Justin Bronder jsbronder at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 20:33:20 MDT 2010


On 02/07/10 14:12 -0400, Glen Beane wrote:
> On Jul 2, 2010, at 2:10 PM, David Beer <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>  
> wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 10:51:32AM -0600, David Beer alleged:
> >>> http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/snapshots/torque-2.5-beta_0.20100702.tar.gz
> >>
> >> Instead of tar'ing up trunk, please do a 'make snap'. Then you get a
> >> correctly
> >> versioned distribution with everything named correctly.
> >>
> >> And of course, always do a 'make distcheck' before any kind of
> >> release.
> >>
> >
> > I didn't use a make snap because it seems that our setup doesn't  
> > really support betas, and I believe that why we started on 2.4.2  
> > even though 2.4.0 and 2.4.1 were both beta releases. It seems to me  
> > that this is a small issue and I didn't really want to spend time on  
> > it.
> >
> >
> 
> We could have done a make snap and told everyone that snapshot X was  
> the 2.5.0 release candidate 1. Just a future suggestion. 

That depends on if you want anyone to package your beta release in order to
get more people testing.  If so, I suggest that the tarball reflects the
actual version -and- is not just a copy of trunk.  Here's what I just tested
that worked fine.

$ svn di configure.ac 
Index: configure.ac
===================================================================
--- configure.ac    (revision 3809)
+++ configure.ac    (working copy)
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@
 dnl
 
 AC_PREREQ(2.53)
-AC_INIT([torque], [2.5.0], [torqueusers at supercluster.org])
+AC_INIT([torque], [2.5.0_beta1], [torqueusers at supercluster.org])
 AC_REVISION($Revision$)
 AC_CONFIG_SRCDIR([src/cmds/qrun.c])
 AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR([buildutils])

$ autoreconf -f -i -v
...
$ ./configure 
...
$ make distcheck -j5
...
====================================================
torque-2.5.0_beta1 archives ready for distribution: 
torque-2.5.0_beta1.tar.gz
====================================================


Correctly named, and no svn fluff!  A distro packager's dream.

-- 
Justin Bronder
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