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May 2010 Meeting

Date: May 11, 2010 Time: 1:00 PM EST

Call in information:

Toll Free (US): 1 877-421-0033
Toll Free (Germany): 0800-181-6323
Local (US): +1 770-615-1250
Local (Germany): +49 695-170-9081
Passcode: 583191


  1. Meeting Minutes
  2. New Committers
  3. Status Reports
    • PTP 3.0 status
    • PTP 4.0 Helios build and status
    • RDT and remote status
    • Resource Managers
    • PLDT
    • ETFw
    • Photran
  4. Other Business
  5. Next meeting


  • Greg Watson, IBM
  • Beth Tibbitts, IBM
  • Jay Alameda, NCSA
  • Al Rossi, NCSA
  • Alan Humphrey, U.Utah
  • Roland Schulz, UTK/ORNL
  • Dave Wootton, IBM
  • Jeff Overbey, UIUC
  • Michael Lindo, IBM


  1. Meeting Minutes - Beth will be responsible for these from now on.
  2. New Committers:
    • Dieter Krachtus, U. Heidelberg (Remote Tools, PBS Resource Mgr, Scalability)
    • Roland Schulz, UTK/ORNL (Remote Tools, PBS Resource Mgr, Scalability)
    • Jie Jiang, China National University of Defense Technology (SLURM Resource Mgr.)
    • Al Rossi, NCSA (committer status almost done)
  3. Status Reports
    • PTP 3.0 status
    • PTP 4.0 Helios build and status: M7 final build was Friday
      • Release planning documentation: Simultaneous Release Plan and Eclipse Simultaneous Release Info and Simultaneous Release Tracker FAQ
      • Bug to track our work on this: Bug 308569
      • M7 has new RDT features, Greg requests that Jay please test.
      • Still TODO for Helios: more message bundles, then submit to Babel; JUnit test plans, capabilities (or document). Greg looking at several of these. Beth working on PLDT message bundles and JUnit tests.
      • Builds: Each Friday, but following Tuesday is last chance to get code in before the build that goes into the Helios Repository before each milestone/release candidate build.
      • Next milestone is RC1 (Release Candidate 1) - platform build this Friday, our build the following Tuesday. Final RC1 is May 21.
    • RDT and remote status
      • Chris Recoskie is merging the RDT changes from cdt_5_0 and ptp_2_1 branches into HEAD. Hopes to be done with this today.
    • Resource Managers
      • PBS: Al Rossi, Roland Schulz
    • PLDT - Beth Tibbitts: Still working on some bugs. Have JUnit tests. need to fix up message bundles.
    • ETFw - Beth Tibbitts: ETFw feedback view being used by IBM compiler. No word from Wyatt re: rest of ETFw.
    • Photran - Jeff Overbey: Two committers leaving, but five new contributors joining from UIUC for the summer; fixed form refactoring support postponed; major new features in Helios will be Fortran 2008 support and C preprocessor support
    • Scalability - Dave Wootton: scalability work on flow control is about 50% done, proxy & client seem to be working. Need to work on limiting rate of message processing in the client, hopefully within 1 week. Proxy protocol work is being reworked.
  4. Other Business
  5. Next meeting - June 8

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