[torqueusers] TORQUE 2.4.10 released

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 05:52:54 MDT 2010


On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 11:11:22PM -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia alleged:
>> 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.
>
> We've been through this before. It matches upstream defaults.
>
>
>> 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 just tried it with the 2.4.10 tarball and it worked fine. I got torque-drmaa
> and torque-drmaa-docs rpms.
>
> When you ran ./configure, at the end, did it say "drmaa=yes"?

Getting an RPM isn't enough. They're completely empty, aren't they?
That's because the logic of the .spec file is incorrect: if
"build_drmaa" is disabled, it shouldn't even try to build the package.
Instead, it just doesn't include any files.

I'm working on a patch for this.


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