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  •  08 Sep 2008 14:40
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    Release Notes: A compile issue with open() on Fedora 8 was fixed. connect() ECONNABORTED errors on Linux are handled. Extraneous OOB output was reduced when TCP connections are retried. Latency was reduced on ConnectX devices. A problem in which configure would hang if $USER is not defined was fixed. Parallel debuggers with optimized builds are supported. A workaround was made for a Mac OS X 10.5 linker error when -g is used. Handling of mx_finalize() was fixed. An MPI_COMM_SPAWN segfault was fixed. Man page style and lint fixes were made. Vector collectives when used with MPI_COMM_SELF were fixed. Datatype issues with indexing and alignment were fixed.

    •  08 Sep 2008 14:38
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      Release Notes: Totalview/DDT parallel message queue support was fixed. The missing MPI_FILE_NULL Fortran constant was added. uDAPL was changed to not build by default on Linux. Umasks were fixed to propagate properly with the TM launcher. Portals MTL was added. 0-byte MPI_ALLOC_MEM requests are allowed. A segfault on large SMP shared memory collectives was fixed. Fortran logic for MPI_TYPE_MATCH_SIZE was fixed. Problems with MPI_BOTTOM in Fortran were fixed. Several problems with stdin/stdout forwarding were fixed. A ROMIO problem with non-blocking I/O was fixed. Some vendor IDs were added for InfiniBand HCAs. The sysfsutil dependency was removed.

      •  08 Sep 2008 14:36
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        Release Notes: A regression in MPI_COMM_SPAWN was fixed. A segfault when a user's $HOME is not available on remote nodes was fixed. MPI_IPROBE was fixed to properly handle MPI_STATUS_IGNORE on MX and PSM networks. Shared library linking problems on Mac OS X were fixed. Support was enabled for Fortran shared libraries on Mac OS X 10.3 and higher. Detection of weak symbol support with the Intel compilers was fixed. ompi_info was fixed to show framework MCA parameters that were set in the environment. oob_tcp_include/exclude MCA parameters were renamed to oob_tcp_if_include/exclude.

        •  18 May 2007 22:22
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          Release Notes: This release fixes handling of $CC when it contains directory names. It fixes Fortran 90 status array dimensions, and fixes some compiler warnings. pbs-config is used if it can be found, and the rsh launcher is slightly more robust. The btl_openib_ib_pkey_value MCA parameter has been added.

          •  18 May 2007 22:21
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            Release Notes: Improved launch times for Torque/PBS Pro. mpi_leave_pinned has been fixed for all data types. A segfault when the MX BTL failed to open has been fixed. mpirun's --nolocal option has been fixed. Singleton MPI_COMM_SPAWN is re-enabled. SLURM support is more robust. A file descriptor leak in the N1GE support and a compile error on OS X 10.3.x have been fixed. The ability to re-root an installed Open MPI at run-time has been added. -I is always used when compiling Fortran. Support for fork() when used with OFED 1.2 and an appropriate Linux kernel. The ability to set limits on registered memory usage.

            •  16 Mar 2007 12:55
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              Release Notes: This release adds much-improved MPI collective algorithms, general performance improvements throughout the code base, improved runtime support, support for MPI-matching networks such as Myrinet MX and QLogic InfiniPath, and new support for Sun platforms (Solaris, Sun Studio compilers, N1GE/Grid Engine resource managers, and uDAPL networks). It supports several compilers, including those from GNU, Intel, Portland, Pathscale, and Sun Studio. It improves support for heterogeneous execution environments to accommodate differences in CPU architectures and adapter capabilities.

              •  31 Jan 2007 07:34
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                Release Notes: Many fixes were made since the last freshmeat announcement. Categories of fixes include MPI API corrections, memory faults for 64-bit machines, performance enhancements, and OS and compiler portability fixes. Support for new kinds of networks was added.

                •  08 Apr 2006 00:33
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                  Release Notes: Many bugfixes, including fixes to MPI interface functions (C, C++, F77, and F90), updates to support various compilers and platforms, various mVAPI and OpenIB feature and correctness fixes, I/O forwarding fixes, an updates to the algorithm to search for executables on remote nodes. The newest version of ROMIO is included.

                  •  22 Dec 2005 08:07
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                    Release Notes: Assembly on Solaris AMD and compilation errors on IRIX were fixed along with long send-to-self messages and matching out-of-order fragments with multiple network devices. The system now ensures that memory hooks are used when "leave_pinned" is used. TCP latency was improved. The MPI_TESTANY, MPI_SCATTERV, MPI_F_STATUS[ES]_IGNORE, and MPI_WIN_NULL C and Fortran functions and symbols were fixed. C++ const casts and MPI_Offset were fixed. Integer hostnames are now allowed. Scalability of MX startup was improved, and EOF handling on stdin was fixed along with sm btl and iof and handling of --with-wrapper-ldflags.

                    •  19 Nov 2005 00:22
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