[torqueusers] TORQUE 2.4.10 released

Michael Jennings mej at lbl.gov
Fri Aug 27 22:47:24 MDT 2010

On Friday, 27 August 2010, at 23:11:22 (-0400),
Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:

> Hee-hee. Considering that I *wrote* the first RPM's I can find
> anywhere for Torque, working from the older OpenPBS, why yes: I'd
> say that community does try to help out. Not to be obnoxious, I'm
> laughing in memory of doing it: what's in place now is not my
> format, because it overwrites RPM defaults and stuffs things in
> /usr/local, which is also why I'm waggling my finger at the authors
> of it. Tsk, tsk: The default "/usr/local" default prefix for
> autoconf built tools is overridden by default RPM macros to be
> "/usr" in almost every RPM based OS, for pretty sound
> reasons. That's why I'm waggling my finger at the authors of that
> particular .spec file for building RPM's.
> It also doesn't seem to work for enabling the drmaa toolkit: the
> "--enable-drmaa" option doesn't get fed to the "./configure"
> command, even if the feature is enabled in the .spec file. This is
> why I'm looking at them: if the drmaa features actually get used by
> anyone, cool, let's make sure they work in the .spec file. If not,
> let's remove them from the .spec file and not pretend they're a
> feature that can be enabled. Such features drive me *crazy*.


I'll let you read through it and form your own opinions.  I do welcome
critique of the attached spec file, though.


Michael Jennings <mej at lbl.gov>
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