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Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:36:05 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Jumbo 1 release

On 2014-12-16 10:35, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> 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.

We could release it as-is. I wouldn't want to spend much time on it.


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