Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:35:34 +0100 From: Frank Dittrich <frank.dittrich@...lbox.org> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com 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. Frank
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