[torqueusers] torque on debian

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Tue Jul 3 06:00:04 MDT 2007

Steffen Moeller wrote:
> Hi Bas,
> On Tuesday 19 June 2007 13:53:00 Bas van der Vlies wrote:
>> Steffen Moeller wrote:
>>> On Thursday 15 February 2007 18:34:48 Bas van der Vlies wrote:
>>>> Marc Noguera wrote:
>>>>> I see the problem. /usr/local belong to group staff (gid 50) which has
>>>>> write permissions. Moreover, it has the group execute and  SGID are set
>>>>> on this dir so torque inherits them.
>>>>> This staff group thing and permissions is a debian feature, I guess.
>>>>> I moved prefix to /opt/torque and linked, just as Andrey. Now
>>>>> everything works ok
>>>> There is a torque_2_deb package available at:
>>>>   ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/torque_2_deb.tar.gz
>>>> Maybe you are interested.
>>> We are. Is there any progress on the discussion if this package (or ours
>>> or a merge) would be allowed to be distributed via the Debian main
>>> distribution?
>> Not that i am aware off. I am always open to discussion. I just posted the
>> message for debian users that are searching for deb packages. Do our
>> packages differ a lot or are they similar?
> With "discussion" I was referring to the exchange of opinions on the
> supercluster.org/clusterresources.com side, not between ourselves :-)  I do
> not care so much about which effort makes it into Debian, to me they are all
> fine enough. Last time I looked, about two years ago, I preferred your effort
> over mine. My student Daniel Bayer has independently come up with yet another
> initiative which was superior to mine. We can easily comaintain something via
> svn once this gets serious. What I am really interested in is an OK from
> upstream to go ahead. Licensewise they probably cannot veto it, but this is
> not the issue. Let's presume that I have only missed the email sending
> the "OK" out, could whoever is responsible please resend it?
> Cheers,
> Steffen


  I am just back from vacation. Did you get a reponse?

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