[torqueusers] new build system ready!

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Fri Feb 3 09:50:51 MST 2006

On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 11:35:31AM -0500, Bisbal, Prentice alleged:
> Do the config files go in /etc/ now, or are they still in the spool
> directory? 

I didn't make any changes in this area yet, but part of the reason for a
new build system is to make such changes possible.

> Prentice 
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> Staples
> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2006 8:02 PM
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> Subject: [torqueusers] new build system ready!
> I've got a new build system entirely based on autoconf+automake+libtool
> is ready for testing.  It is based on Karsten Petersen's earlier work on
> TORQUE 1.0.1 that was very integrated.
> I've updated his work to modern TORQUE and expanded it to support
> bi-arches, 'make distcheck', shared libs, a pbs-config script, 'make
> packages', and building rpms.
> http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~garrick/torque-2.0.0p7.tar.gz
> I'm going out of town for 2 weeks, so everyone please hack at it while
> I'm gone.  I'll integrate any suggestions/patches and merge the entire
> mess into CVS when I get back.
> I've done a fair amount of testing on i686/x86_64/ia64 RHEL3, sparc Sol9
> w/ gcc 3.3.2 and goofy solaris make, and darwin7.9.  Please test
> distcheck on all platforms.  Unfortunately, PBS_SERVER_HOME is still not
> based on a standard automake variable, so PBS_SERVER_HOME must be set to
> a directory that is writable by you.  e.g. 
>   make PBS_SERVER_HOME=/tmp/torque/spool distcheck
> All --set-foo options are now --with-foo.  --set-cc and --set-cflags are
> gone; just set CC and CFLAGS.  -fPIC is used automatically.
> Tcl/tk/x/gui options are enabled by default and should do the correct
> thing by default on all platforms.  Test this!
> There are few code changes to move some symbols into different objects
> to support shared libs.  Only libpbs and libnet are installed (which
> should be enough for maui and perl-PBS.  If other libs need to be
> installed, that is easy to change (just compare
> src/lib/LibXXX/Makefile.am with src/lib/Libpbs/Makefile.am.)
> Just for fun, the location of libdir and includedir default to
> /usr/lib/torque/lib and /usr/lib/torque/include.  PBS_SERVER_HOME
> defaults to /var/torque.
> Making a working 'pbs-config' was harder than I expected.  There is no
> straight-forward mechanism to produce this script that includes link
> args that hardcode lib paths.  I had to hack up the macro a little bit
> to do what I wanted.  Also, I choose "pbs-config" and not
> "torque-config" specifically so that other PBS implementations can use
> the same scheme.
> Make sure 'pbs-config --libs' does the right thing on all platforms.  I
> think I have it wrong for darwin.
> 'make dist' works.  'make snap' will create a snapshot dist.  'make rpm'
> works, but I want to expand that to build an rpm that matches the
> current ./configure args.
> Thanks in advance for testing and feedback!
> -- 
> Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
> University of Southern California

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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