[torqueusers] Re: distributed make within torque

Joshua Bernstein jbernstein at penguincomputing.com
Tue Jul 24 05:45:38 MDT 2007


Michael Gutteridge wrote:
> Actually, it's not building software, rather using "make" logic to sort
> out dependencies and work-flow.  A primitive job array?
> Anyway, without a drop-in "make" replacement I'm likely going to just
> modify the pipeline I was given.  The other option would be running sge
> in conjunction with Torque, but that's messier than I'd like it to be.
> I was really hoping for a "tmake" to parallel SGE's "qmake".
> Thanks to all..
> Michael
> On Fri, 2007-07-20 at 16:01 +0000, Joshua Bernstein wrote:
>>>I haven't ever seen a distributed make for Torque- theoretically one
>>>could be developed, but I don't know if that's within my skill set or if
>>>it's worth the effort.
>>Have you ever looked at using distCC? It also GCC and consequenly make 
>>to be distributed across multiple machines. I've used several times. Its 
>>easily implemented into your current make system with something like:
>>make CC=distcc
>>-Joshua Bernstein
>>Software Engineer
>>Penguin Computing

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