[gmx-developers] Code validation in limbo. Please HELP!

Barnett, James W jbarnet4 at tulane.edu
Tue Oct 4 14:12:48 CEST 2016

Hi all,

Most of the changes occurring are beyond my expertise, but I will say that it is very difficult to know which changes actually need review and which changes have just been sitting there for so long that everyone has moved on.  There are some changes from 2012 that need review. I'm guessing that some of those changes should just be abandoned?



PS Sorry for the top post. Microsoft Outlook online doesn't like bottom posting, or I'm not smart enough to find the right option.

From: gromacs.org_gmx-developers-bounces at maillist.sys.kth.se <gromacs.org_gmx-developers-bounces at maillist.sys.kth.se> on behalf of David van der Spoel <spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se>
Sent: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 5:03 AM
To: gmx-developers at gromacs.org
Subject: Re: [gmx-developers] Code validation in limbo. Please HELP!

On 04/10/16 11:07, David van der Spoel wrote:
> Hi all developers,
> we desperately need more people looking at code in
> http://gerrit.gromacs.org and validating it. Right now most of the work
> is done by a very small group of people. This means that development has
> become really slow.
> For example my patch https://gerrit.gromacs.org/#/c/5372/68 has been
> ready for submission since late July. On it depend a whole series of
> other patches related to using external potentials, QM/MM etc. There are
> more cases like this.
> So, please all go out and register your account on gerrit as well as
> http://redmine.gromacs.org and contribute to your favorite MD package!
> Thanks,
In fact this one https://gerrit.gromacs.org/#/c/4310/ is even worse. I
fixed the last comment by Teemu about a year ago, and have been rebasing
it since then to keep it current.

David van der Spoel, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
Dept. of Cell & Molec. Biol., Uppsala University.
Box 596, 75124 Uppsala, Sweden. Phone:  +46184714205.
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