[Beowulf] SGI to offer Windows on clusters

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Fri Apr 20 07:00:50 EDT 2007


Am 16.04.2007 um 20:42 schrieb Robert G. Brown:

> On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Reuti wrote:
>
>>> Now if we could just get e.g. the SGE folks and PVM folks to drive a
>>> stake once and for all through aimk and convert their entire  
>>> packages to
>>> build clean for linux via Gnu autoconf/automake etc (for better  
>>> or worse
>>> -- the GBT are not at all perfect and in many ways suck)...
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> or cmake - does anyone use it here - opinions?
>>
>> http://www.cmake.org/
>
> I've looked at it and talked about it with other developers.  It is  
> one
> of a few alternatives to the GBT.  The problem is that the GBT are by
> this point nearly universal and are encouraged to the point of being
> "requirements" in the package build notes for most of the distros.  So
> like them or not (and I'm not terribly fond of them, truth be told)  
> they
> are close to the only game in town at least until a distro overtly
> supports a credible alternative in its standard packaging  
> requirements.

Thx to all who replied. - Reuti

>    rgb
>
>>
>> -- Reuti
>>
>
> -- 
> Robert G. Brown	                       http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/
> Duke University Dept. of Physics, Box 90305
> Durham, N.C. 27708-0305
> Phone: 1-919-660-2567  Fax: 919-660-2525     email:rgb at phy.duke.edu
>

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