[torquedev] TORQUE 4.0 Is Officially Beta-Testing
knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Thu Jan 5 16:20:34 MST 2012
We have a bug in our distribution. We need to eliminate one of the PBS_License files since they are the same.
With the release of TORQUE 2.5.0 we updated the license file to reflect that Adaptive Computing Enterprises, Inc. was the care taker of TORQUE and updated the contact information. The contact information in the previous license was out of date. We also removed provisions one and two from the original license since they expired on December 31, 2001. When these two provisions expired TORQUE became completely free for use and redistribution to commercial and non-commercial interests as long as the proper credits and copyrights were noted as explained in the remaining provisions.
Sorry for the confusion. We will address this for the next snapshot.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dominique Belhachemi" <domibel at cs.tu-berlin.de>
> To: "David Beer" <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>, "Torque Developers mailing list" <torquedev at supercluster.org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 5, 2012 2:35:45 PM
> Subject: Re: [torquedev] TORQUE 4.0 Is Officially Beta-Testing
> Could you also please clarify what part of the code is covered by
> a) the original PBS license (PBS_License.txt) and
> b) the new introduced license (PBS_License_2.5.txt)
> On Wed, 4 Jan 2012, David Beer wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> On Fri, 23 Dec 2011 02:27:52 PM Chris Samuel wrote:
> >>> In trunk there's a file README.new_in_4.0 which doesn't appear to
> >>> be in that tarball for some reason
> >> Also missing are:
> >> README.trqauthd
> >> README.NUMA
> >> README.coding_notes
> >> PBS_License.txt
> >> and quite a few others, I've attached a diff for the files that
> >> are
> >> only in the trunk or only in the tarball (excluding the obvious
> >> autoconf/svn ones of course).
> >> cheers!
> >> Chris
> >> --
> >> Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
> >> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
> >> Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
> >> http://www.vlsci.unimelb.edu.au/
> > Sorry for the lateness of this reply. Those README files and the
> > PBS_License.txt file need to be in the distribution. We will get
> > this corrected. Looking at the diff:
> > autogen.sh - this is only necessary for building from the source in
> > svn, so we didn't include it.
> > All those .h files that aren't included are mostly related to
> > performing unit tests, which we didn't think people would be doing
> > in production so they aren't included. Along the same line of
> > thinking, I should have mentioned in my original email that if you
> > configure TORQUE with --with-check it won't work unless you
> > checked things out from svn (because these are other files are
> > missing). We're not opposed to people having these files, we just
> > thought that nobody would want them who is downloading TORQUE,
> > only those who were checking out the code from svn.
> > The files that are in the distribution but not in trunk, such as
> > torque.spec and pbs_config.h.in, are files produced during the
> > build. Sometime before the 3.0 release we had decided as a group
> > that these files didn't need to be stored in svn, so that's why
> > you don't see them if you check out.
> > Thanks for looking at this and checking our work. It is very
> > appreciated.
> > --
> > David Beer
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> > Adaptive Computing
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