[GE users] Comments please: Proposal for JobQueue::GridEngine and JobQueue::ForkingLayer modules

Andreas Haas Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM
Tue May 30 15:53:14 BST 2006


On Tue, 30 May 2006, Joe Landman wrote:

> Hi Alex
>
> Alex Beamish wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> > As I understand it, naming a Perl module is a subject not to be taken
> > lightly, since the community will have to live with the choice (right
> > or wrong) forever.
>
> Not true.  You can change the name by creating a new module in that
> name, submitting it, and then deleting the old one.  I have done this,
> as have many others.
>
> What they don't want is yet another top level module namespace.  I might
> suggest you look at the Schedule:: name space.  Tim Harsch has his
> Schedule::DRMAAc there.  I might suggest Schedule::GridEngine as the top
> branch of your work.

I'm not familar with CPAN philosophy, but the fork'n'exec
capability actually makes it indepependent of Grid Engine.

Andreas

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