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From: Justin Bronder <jsbronder@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-science] Re: Gentoo Science next meeting agenda - 4) science profiles
Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2010 17:42:17
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] Re: Gentoo Science next meeting agenda - 4) science profiles by Xarthisius
On 05/12/10 18:34 +0100, Xarthisius wrote:
> 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.
Fair enough, I forgot I also have USE="-*" set :) -- Justin Bronder