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Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:35:34 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Jumbo 1 release

On 12/16/2014 09:30 AM, magnum wrote:
> Incomplete list of tasks:
> - Fix the remaining issues.
> - Compile a human readable summary of changes. This is a huge job, there
> are almost 6,000 commits. Perhaps the best way doing this is just
> ignoring all separate commit descriptions and just review the format
> list, relbench output, usage blob and new/changed doc files.
> - Review a single diff against core 1.8.
> - Review a single diff against J7.
> - Verify that the documentation is up to date.
> - Test on all odd systems we can think of (Sparc/BE tests were made
> pretty recently).
> - More verifying of performance:
> -- J7 vs now.
> -- non-OMP vs OMP w/ just one thread.
> -- non-OMP vs OMP w/ threads.
> - More abort/resume tests, with and without nodes.
> - More ETA/progress tests, with and without nodes and before and after a
> resume.

BTW: What about unstable? "Years ago" we intended to release a version
based on unstable at the same time we release a version based on
bleeding. Meanwhile unstable is rather useless, I guess.


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