[Mauiusers] Please give all distributions unique names

Dave Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Wed Jul 27 13:42:55 MDT 2005


  Thanks for the suggestion.  In TORQUE 1.2.0p6 and higher, the snapshot
version is now included in the version output, ie

> pbs_server --version
version: 1.2.0p6-snap.1122492868

  We will investigate moving to 'per snapshot' directories but this may
be more difficult due to the large number of sites already operating in
the single directory mode.

  Maui and Moab now also support snapshot version info.


On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 12:07 +0200, Lennart Karlsson wrote:
> Dear Cluster Resources Inc,
> Please, I ask you for an important improvement to your Maui and
> Torque distributions:
> Could you please make sure that each different software distribution
> that you make, including the snap versions, unpacks into a uniquely
> named source directory and gives a different output to the "showq -V"
> command?
> As an example, if I unpack maui-3.2.6p14-snap.1121876607.tar.gz, I would
> like to see a maui-3.2.6p14-snap.1121876607 directory and after
> installation I would like to get the
> 	maui client version 3.2.6p14-snap.1121876607
> answer to the "showq -V" command. At the moment, this is not the case and
> all p14 snapshots unpack into the same directory and give the same answer
> to the "showq -V" command.
> If you would be so kind to implement this improvement, I would be highly
> encouraged to move into the snapshot zone. As it is now, I am highly
> discouraged, because I want to easily see exactly what software distribution
> I am running on each of our clusters.
> Best regards,
> -- Lennart Karlsson <Lennart.Karlsson at nsc.liu.se>
>    National Supercomputer Centre in Linkoping, Sweden
>    http://www.nsc.liu.se
>    +46 706 49 55 35
>    +46 13 28 26 24
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