[Bioclusters] Re: query

Josh Goodman jogoodma at bio.indiana.edu
Fri Dec 9 12:53:11 EST 2005

Is the windows port and accounting module really free now?  The last email in 
your thread from Andy Schwierskott at Sun 
(http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=13861) seems 
to say otherwise.

Andy wrote:

"If you look at the full announcement you see that it talks about open
sourcing all of the software. Looking at Grid Engine many parts are in the
open source, while others (ARCo, Windows, GEMM) are not. There is no
decision yet if and when these parts of Grid Engine will be open sourced."


"PS: if someone asked me what I personally think about open sourcing the
closed source parts of Grid Engine I'd say it would make a lot of sense."

Does anyone know what this means exactly?  Does this mean they will include ARCo 
et al. with the new Gridengine download but not as open source software or does 
it mean that they will not be provided at all as a download?  It isn't clear 
from any of their pages what exactly you get with the new download and I haven't 
grabbed all the files yet to see if ARCo is in there.


bioclusters-request at bioinformatics.org wrote:
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 14:34:20 -0800 (PST)
> From: Rayson Ho <raysonlogin at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Bioclusters] query
> To: "Clustering,	compute farming & distributed computing in life
> 	science informatics"	<bioclusters at bioinformatics.org>
> Message-ID: <20051208223420.60632.qmail at web30512.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
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> Try Grid Engine, free and opensource, works for almost all platforms
> (including *BSD) you can find...
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_GridEngine
> The mailing list is very popular:
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/maillist.html
> And now the Windows port and the accounting module for the N1
> enterprise edition are free:
> http://www.gridengine.info/articles/2005/12/01/sun-n1-grid-engine-is-now-free
> Rayson

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