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Release Name: 0.4

Release Notes
StarPU 0.4 (svn revision 2516)
The API strengthening release
Change Log
  * Major API improvements
    - Provide the STARPU_SCRATCH data access mode
    - Rework data filter interface
    - Rework data interface structure
    - A script that automatically renames old functions to accomodate with the new
      API is available from https://scm.gforge.inria.fr/svn/starpu/scripts/renaming
      (login: anonsvn, password: anonsvn)
  * Implement dependencies between task directly (eg. without tags)
  * Implicit data-driven task dependencies simplifies the design of
    data-parallel algorithms
  * Add dynamic profiling capabilities
    - Provide per-task feedback
    - Provide per-worker feedback
    - Provide feedback about memory transfers
  * Provide a library to help accelerating MPI applications
  * Improve data transfers overhead prediction
    - Transparently benchmark buses to generate performance models
    - Bind accelerator-controlling threads with respect to NUMA locality 
  * Improve StarPU's portability
    - Add OpenCL support
    - Add support for Windows