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Propack 3

The new version of Propack will encompass the following features:

  • Greater OS scalability.
  • New version of glibc and math libraries (libm).
  • Allows the addition of CXFS 3.2 which has important updates for the filesystems.
  • Improved methods for dealing with buffer cache.
  • Security updates.
  • Allows MPT 1.11 with improved functionality such as the use of non contiguous datatypes in single sided communication.
  • Requires LSF to be upgraded to version 6.1.
  • Various bugfixes.
  • All these are intended to lead to increased stability.

However in applying these important upgrades there are a few caveats:

  • The upgrade may slightly affect numerical results, dependent on the use of libm functions.
  • Codes may need recompilation under Propack 3.0, even if not necessary we do recommend codes are recompiled.

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