[torquedev] TORQUE 2.5 beta is here!

Garrick garrick at usc.edu
Mon Jul 5 11:01:16 MDT 2010


The problem here is that later, packaging systems sort 0_beta newer  
than 0.

HPCC/Linux Systems Admin

On Jul 2, 2010, at 7:33 PM, Justin Bronder <jsbronder at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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