[petsc-dev] plans for PETSc release

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 07:20:49 CDT 2016

On 23 April 2016 at 22:54, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>> On Apr 23, 2016, at 11:36 AM, Lisandro Dalcin <dalcinl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 22 April 2016 at 23:24, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>>>   So the current plan is that Satish will make tonights test run on master and then tomorrow (Saturday) he will make a new maint branch off of master. At that point you should only be adding fixes to the maint branch and not new features.
>> I have my TS work for 2nd order systems, as well as a BDF
>> implementation that is almost ready (not yet in a branch, but I can
>> put it in). Any chance we can include these new features?
>    If you are willing to babysit them in maint (i.e. fix immediately any problems with them that come up in maint) then go ahead and get them into maint ASAP. Satish will likely make the tarball on Monday.

Yes, Barry, I'll commit to maintaining these new features. Moreover,
there are a few things related to TSEvent support that should be done
better, however these changes will not require API changes.

Satish, I'll finish my work today and let you know ASAP about the two
branches we should merge.

Lisandro Dalcin
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