[torqueusers] New TORQUE 2.5.2 release candidate

Stuart Barkley stuartb at 4gh.net
Tue Aug 24 13:51:42 MDT 2010

On Fri, 20 Aug 2010 at 18:53 -0000, Ken Nielson wrote:

> A new snapshot of TORQUE 2.5.2 has been posted to
> http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/snapshots/torque-2.5.2-snap.201008201643.tar.gz

A couple of issues with this snapshot:

** Code was added to mk_default_file in buildutils/pbs_mkdirs.in to
create a default PBS_NODES_FILE.  This breaks "make package" since it
gets executed for the client and mom packages where needed parent
directories do not exist.

** /buildutils/pbs_mkdirs.in also creates $PBS_SERVER_HOME/kens_logs
which doesn't appear to be used?

** For a while now pbs_iff has not been setuid after using the
packages from "make packages".  THe following patch seems to fix the

--- torque-base/buildutils/self-extract-head-sh.in     2010-07-20 13:57:26.000000000 -0400
+++ torque-fix/buildutils/self-extract-head-sh.in   2010-08-24 15:13:06.000000000 -0400
@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@
       while read line;do
          chown $user $destdir$line; chgrp $group $destdir$line
          case $line in
-            *$bindir/${program_prefix}pbs_iff${program_suffix})
+            *$sbindir/${program_prefix}pbs_iff${program_suffix})
                chmod u+s $destdir$sbindir/${program_prefix}pbs_iff${program_suffix};;
                chmod u+s $destdir$bindir/${program_prefix}pbs_rcp${program_suffix};;

** PBS_License.txt has changed:

  The text formatting is now messed up.  Some lines are wrapped
correctly, others are one long line of text.

  "locations1" should probably be "locations[see note 1]" or something

  Paragraph 1 of the old license was removed and references updated
from OpenPBS to Torque.  I assume some lawyers have looked over the

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                                        --  Daniel Boone

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