[torqueusers] 2.5.3 release candidate

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Oct 4 10:18:20 MDT 2010


On 10/04/2010 08:55 AM, Glen Beane wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 10:48 AM, David Beer<dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>  wrote:
>    
>>      
>>> 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.
>>>        
>> I'm not against holding it for 2.6, but I do want to point out that this would be optional. You would have to configure TORQUE to use munge.
>>      
> I wasn't talking about munch.  I am fine with that, since it is
> optional.   I was talking about the conversion of the server DB to
> xml.   That is a pretty big change, and while it has been tested for a
> while, it may still be a little scary to cluster admins and could keep
> a lot of people from moving forward in the 2.5.x branch for a while.
>    
What if we make the xml serverdb optional in 2.5.3?

The XML format is a nice feature from a support point of view as well as 
an administrative. It would be nice to have it available before our next 
major release.

Ken


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