I am HOPING it won't, but we have not done the analysis yet to determine if it's safe to NOT rev the .so version.  Best to assume it WILL rev.
We should know more before the end of the month.

Geoffrey Paulsen
Software Engineer, IBM Spectrum MPI
Phone: 720-349-2832
Email: gpaul...@us.ibm.com
----- Original message -----
From: "Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)" <jsquy...@cisco.com>
To: Packagers for the Open MPI software <ompi-packagers@lists.open-mpi.org>
Cc: Geoff Paulsen <gpaul...@us.ibm.com>, Howard Pritchard <howa...@lanl.gov>
Subject: Re: [OMPI packagers] Shift focus to external libevent, hwloc, pmix
Date: Wed, Jul 11, 2018 10:59 AM
On Jul 11, 2018, at 3:56 AM, Alastair McKinstry <mckins...@debian.org> wrote:
> For the v4.0 release, is it expected that the major library version will change again ?
> i.e. from so.40 currently on most libraries to so.50 ?

I *believe* we have some incompatibilities coming, but I don't remember for sure.

Geoff / Howard: can you comment?

Jeff Squyres


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