[torqueusers] [torquedev] TORQUE 2.4 is live

Joshua Bernstein jbernstein at penguincomputing.com
Mon Nov 2 11:54:57 MST 2009

Glen Beane wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Joshua Bernstein
> <jbernstein at penguincomputing.com> wrote:
>> Ken Nielson wrote:
>>> TORQUE version 2.4 was officially released on Thursday, October 29,
>>> 2009. It will be available for download at
>>> http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/torque-2.4.tar.gz
>> *sigh* I was reading through all of this and was quite excited to see so much
>> work go into the 2.4 release. Then, I became disappointed, once again we have
>> confusion about what exactly is in the 2.4 tarball you mention. The tarball is
>> "2.4.tar.gz" and doesn't follow and naming scheme previously used.
>> Even further, the changelog here talks about three releases, not 1 (2.4.0
>> through 2.4.2). So is the posted tarball really a 2.4.2 release or something else?
>> Why aren't there 3 new tarballs posted?
>> Perhaps you can remove that Tarball, and post three new ones so that we have
>> some consistency of the versions.
>> If I'm completely off base here, perhaps there is a new version numbering
>> convention that I missed the description of?
> No, you're not off base.  The old versioning scheme got screwed up
> when CRI/Adaptive started incrementing the bug-fix portion of the
> version number during development (I believe it was so that Moab could
> tell the difference between beta versions of 2.4 that did or did not
> have certain features).  You might recall that I complained on the
> TORQUE mailing lists when the version number in subversion was changed
> from 2.4.0 to 2.4.1b1.

Yeah, I remember that. I also complained. Then even complained to CRI in person 
at MoabCon. I guess somehow I split a previous thread, so I'll update that one 
instead and consider this closed...


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