The Open MPI Team, representing a consortium of research, academic, and 
industry partners, is pleased to announce the release of Open MPI version 1.8.6.

v1.8.6 is a bug fix release.  All users are encouraged to upgrade to v1.8.6 
when possible. 

Version 1.8.6 can be downloaded from the main Open MPI web site or any of its 
mirrors  (mirrors will be updating shortly).

Here is a list of changes in v1.8.6 as compared to v1.8.5:


- Fixed memory leak on Mac OS-X exposed by TCP keepalive
- Fixed keepalive support to ensure that daemon/node failure
  results in complete job cleanup
- Update Java binding support
- Fixed MPI_THREAD_MULTIPLE bug in vader shared memory BTL
- Fixed issue during shutdown when CUDA initialization wasn't complete
- Fixed orted environment when no prefix given
- Fixed trivial typo in MPI_Neighbor_allgather manpage
- Fixed tree-spawn support for sh and ksh shells
- Several data type fixes
- Fixed IPv6 support bug
- Cleaned up an unlikely build issue
- Fixed PMI2 process map parsing for cyclic mappings
- Fixed memalign threshold in openib BTL
- Fixed debugger access to message queues for blocking send/recv

Ralph Castain

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