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August 2012 Meeting

Date: August 14, 2012 Time: 1:00 PM EDT

Call in information:

Toll Free (US): 888-426-6840
Toll Free (Germany): 0800-000-1018
Toll Free (UK): 0800-368-0638
Passcode: 2221402

Agenda

  1. Overall project, releases, etc.
    • Next builds, releases
      • 6.0 Juno - PTP 6.0.0 released June 27; 6.0.1 June 29; 6.0.2 date?
      • Juno SR1 RC1+2 - Aug 21 (Sept 28 GA)
      • Kepler M1+2 - Aug 21
        • Should we change to +3?
    • Download stats
      • 15,261 for Juno Parallel package since Juno release June 27
      • 64,860 total Indigo SR2 (PTP 5.0.x)
  2. Status Reports
    • PTP Core/debug
    • RDT and remote status
    • Synchronized Projects
    • Resource Managers / Target System Configurations - legacy and JAXB (configurable)
    • Monitoring - incl. new System Monitoring Perspective
    • PLDT
    • ETFw, other tool integrations
    • Photran
    • Docs, Help, N&N
    • Other PTP contributions
  3. Education and Outreach
    • User/Developer Meeting
    • Tutorials
      • SC12 Salt Lake City (Nov 19, accepted);
    • BOFs
      • SC12 for Wed Nov 21 5:30-7 PM (proposed)
  4. Other Business
  5. Next meeting - Tuesday September 11

Attendees

  • Beth Tibbitts, IBM
  • Wyatt Spear, U.Oregon
  • Jeff Overbey, NCSA
  • Chris Navarro, NCSA
  • Greg Watson, IBM
  • John Eblen, ORNL
  • David Alexander, TechX

Minutes

  • PTP 6.0.2 release - planned for Eclipse Juno SR1 - GA Sept 28
    • includes bug fixes to Sync project, resource managers, etc.
    • Need people to test!
    • RC1 is Aug 21, weekly builds after that
  • Kepler M1 is also Aug 21. We have indicated that PTP will participate in Kepler
    • PTP to change from +2 to +3 to give us more time on each build. Too many changes in CDT etc. didn't give us enough time to react. No projects depend on PTP that we know of.
  • ETFw - Wyatt -- ETFw is moving tabs to see the UI elements for the selected tool only. Should help usability.
  • SI2 progress report is overdue, Wyatt is working on hardware counter and source code highlight features that were promised for SI2 this year.
  • Chris N is shifting to another project but is working on replacing ETFw interface to layout with JAXB widgets
  • Sync Projects - John E - fixed problems with importing projects to different workspaces
  • Jeff - NCSA position is completing shortly - new job at Auburn in C refactoring. Assistant Research Professor working with Munwar Hafiz, for NSF accepted grant on C refactoring.
    • Is committed to doing SC tutorial as planned; plans to continue as Photran lead through Kepler release.
  • Greg wants to improve integration with include files.
  • Next PTP User meeting is August 22

Parallel Package Downloads

Download numbers, by month, of 'Eclipse for Parallel Application Developers' available on http://eclipse.org/downloads. Each release (e.g. SR0,SR1,SR2) the counts are set to 0 and restarted.

Release Month Downloads Total Downloads
Indigo SR1 thru Feb 2012  40,298
Indigo SR2 thru June 2012 64,860
Juno (4 days!) June 2012 902

902

Juno July 2012 8169 9071
Juno August* 2012 6497 15,568


August* downloads through August 14


Juno by platform through July: Win32 2443; Win64 3218; Linux32 608; Linux64 2225; Mac32 136; Mac64 441
   Totals Windows 5661; Linux 2833; Mac 583