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Re: hwloc 1.4



On 19 February 2012 16:35, Kevin Fenzi <kevin scrye com> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 01:21:25 +0100
> Jiri Hladky <hladky jiri googlemail com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I do see that hwloc 1.4 in EPEL6 can cause a lot of trouble given the
>> fact that hwloc 1.1 is now available in RHEL6 (when I was creating
>> hwloc package it was not in RHEL6 and in fact I was the major advocate
>> to include it in RHEL6). I will revoke the request.
>>
>> I'm not sure about EPEL5 - hwloc 1.1 is now very old compared with
>> hwloc 1.4 Should I revoke the request as well?
>
> Since hwloc is not in RHEL5, I think you can update it to 1.4 as long
> as it's not a incompatible upgrade. Will people using 1.1 there see any
> problems? Will they have to manually do anything to use 1.4? If not,
> and it's compatible it's up to the maintainer.

Presumably, a hwloc14 package would be a possibility for EL6? (aside:
quite astonished that RH chose to package up 1.1 for rhel6).

Jonathan.


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