[torqueusers] web-based/graphical monitoring tool for torque

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 04:40:54 MST 2009


Thanks for clearing it up

Sent from my iPhone

On Dec 15, 2009, at 3:21 AM, "Dr. Stephan Raub" <raub at uni- 
duesseldorf.de> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I want to make clear, that the whole source code of the web  
> interface is
> still open! We just had to rename it, because Altair let us know,  
> that it is
> not allowed to use the substring "PBS". We didn't commercialize it!  
> We just
> offer installation service, and support (if you want!).
>
> Furthermore, we completely rewrote the code. Yes, we started from  
> myPBS, and
> we explicitly appreciate the work of the authors of myPBS! Every  
> file of
> <myJAM/> starts with the GPL header and we always name myPBS as the  
> ancestor
> of <myJAM/>.
>
> I hope, I could clarify the situation. If there are more questions  
> about
> that, please don't hesitate to post them.
>
> Stephan
>
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>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org [mailto:torqueusers-
>> bounces at supercluster.org] Im Auftrag von Glen Beane
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. Dezember 2009 04:30
>> An: torqueusers
>> Betreff: Re: [torqueusers] web-based/graphical monitoring tool for
>> torque
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Glen Beane <glen.beane at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 9:59 PM, Chris Samuel <csamuel at vpac.org>
>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> ----- "Erming.Pei" <Erming.Pei at ihep.ac.cn> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Do you mean it needs money for the source code?
>>>>
>>>> MyPBS was GPL, so I presume (as the website says
>>>> MyJam is based on MyPBS) it will be GPL too.
>>>
>>>
>>> MyJam definitely contains code from MyPBS, some of the screen shots
>>> I've seen are basically straight from MyPBS.  If MyJam is being
>>> distributed and they do not make their source code available then it
>>> is in violation of the MyPBS license.   I was one of the MyPBS
>>> developers, and I'm glad someone decided to do something with it.   
>>> If
>>> I were still involved I probably would have rewritten the whole  
>>> thing
>>> from scratch.
>>
>>
>> if you look at these slides:
>> http://www.cf.ac.uk/arcca/services/condor/workshop2009/ 
>> StephanRaub.pdf
>>
>> on all the screen shots where a user is logged in to myJAM you will
>> see that the menu on the left of the screen is taken directly from
>> MyPBS.
>>
>> "HPC vendor Bull Germany, who also manages the distribution and first
>> level support."
>>
>> If this vendor is distributing myJAM they need to make the source  
>> code
>> available. It sounds like they have commercialized this project. I no
>> longer work at the institution where MyPBS was developed, but I will
>> contact them and let them know about the possible GPL violation.
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