[GE users] Existing RPMs for SGE 6.2

Edward Trochim edward.trochim at asf.alaska.edu
Thu Nov 20 01:29:32 GMT 2008

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Thank you for your hard work on this package. It will be a big help to us.

It looks like we will have to a little work on it to make it install cleanly
on CentOS 5.2 and we probably won't be doing a reduced NFS install but other
than that this is absolutely great.

On 11/14/08 8:14 PM, "opoplawski" <orion at cora.nwra.com> wrote:

> On Fri, November 14, 2008 10:24 am, jlb wrote:
>> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 at 2:15pm, Edward Trochim wrote
>>> Our organization is looking to upgrade our two SGE compute clusters to
>>> version 6.2. We want to be able to package the software in an RPM so we
>>> can
>>> easily distribute it to all the machines. I was looking into how to
>>> accomplish this and it seems to be quite a chore. So I was wondering if
>>> anyone had already packaged version 6.2 into an RPM that we could use?
>>> All
>>> the RPMs IÂ?ve been able to find so far have been of 6.1 or older.
>> When it comes out, Fedora 10 will have 6.2.  You can already find the RPMs
>> in any Fedora development mirror (aka Rawhide).
> F-10 will ship with 6.2-3.  I'll be pushing a 6.3-4 (or later) 0-day
> update as well:
> * Tue Nov 11 2008 - Orion Poplawski <orion at cora.nwra.com> - 6.2-4
> - Add note to README about localhost line in /etc/hosts
> - Cleanup setting.sh some, no more MAN stuff
> - Add conditional build support for EL
> - Use system db_* utils in bdb_checkpoint script
> I've got the src.rpm here:
> http://www.cora.nwra.com/~orion/fedora/gridengine-6.2-4.fc11.src.rpm
> This should build on EL-5, F-9, and F-8 with sun java 1.6.0 installed.
> These rpms are geared for minimal NFS type installs.  install_* scripts
> should work, though install_execd should not be needed for standard
> "default" installs.  Bugs to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/.
> update script worked for me, but it installed a new (unneeded) qmaster
> init script, which I should fix.


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