[torqueusers] New TORQUE 2.5.2 release candidate

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Aug 25 10:27:14 MDT 2010


On 08/24/2010 01:51 PM, Stuart Barkley wrote:
> 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
> problem:
>
> --- 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};;
>               *$bindir/${program_prefix}pbs_rcp${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
> similar.
>
>    Paragraph 1 of the old license was removed and references updated
> from OpenPBS to Torque.  I assume some lawyers have looked over the
> change.
>
> Stuart
>    
Fixed. The lawyers not only looked at it they wrote it.

I would never dare to attempt this on my own. I hope you can take 
comfort in that. :-)

Ken


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