[torqueusers] 2.5.3 release candidate

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Oct 4 07:40:27 MDT 2010


Glen,

You make a good point. Thanks for keeping us honest.

Ken

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glen Beane" <glen.beane at gmail.com>
To: "Torque Users Mailing List" <torqueusers at supercluster.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 2, 2010 8:27:48 PM
Subject: Re: [torqueusers] 2.5.3 release candidate

On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 6:37 PM, Ken Nielson
<knielson at adaptivecomputing.com> wrote:
> A snap shot of the TORQUE 2.5.3 release candidate is now available at
> http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/snapshots/
> torque-2.5.3-snap.201010011607.tar.gz
>
> We have converted serverdb to an XML Format. Make sure to back up
> server_priv/serverdb before doing any upgrades. This version of TORQUE will
> convert your current serverdb to an XML format. We chose to do this because
> it makes serverdb portable, readable and repairable. We have been using this
> format in trunk for several months. Trunk code is currently running on a
> handful of servers in the United States and Europe with this format and
> performing without any problems in regards to this change.

isn't this kind of a big change to make in a 'fix' release?  In my
opinion something like this should be in a 2.6.0 release, especially
since it is non-optional.
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