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From: Xarthisius <xarthisius.kk@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] Re: Gentoo Science next meeting agenda - 4) science profiles
Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2010 17:35:35
Message-Id: 4CFBCD36.7060508@gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-science] Re: Gentoo Science next meeting agenda - 4) science profiles by Justin Bronder
W dniu 05.12.2010 18:25, Justin Bronder pisze:
> On 05/12/10 13:49 +0100, Kacper Kowalik wrote: >> I would like to involve cluster team here. We could *really* use >> seperate profiles for HPC at least, like hpc/server , hpc/node. >> Also, since it was already mentioned on #gentoo-dev, we could have >> "sci" profile with USE="fortran" and remove it from base. >> To my great amazement it seems that not everybody use Fortran on a >> daily basis :P >> Cheers, >> Kacper >> >> > I'm not sure why hpc would need specific profiles. Personally I just use > default/linux/${ARCH}/${VERSION} and build from there. The only additions > for a node that might be profile worthy are virtual/mpi and maybe > sys-cluster/torque. The same goes for hpc/server although some extra USE > flags could be enabled.
I was rather thinking to have less. Default settings for 10.0: USE="acl amd64 berkdb bzip2 cli cracklib crypt cups cxx dri fortran gdbm gpm iconv ipv6 mmx modules mudflap multilib ncurses nls nptl nptlonly openmp pam pcre perl pppd python readline session sse sse2 ssl sysfs tcpd unicode xorg zlib" cups, ipv6, perl, xorg, nls, pam, etc... do we need them? tbh I build up my clusters from "-*" because default is to bloated... Also setting things like FEATURES="nodoc noman noinfo nonews" would be nice on nodes. Cheers, Kacper

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