[gridengine users] Cygwin?

Simon Matthews simon.d.matthews at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 00:31:37 UTC 2017


Bill, I am well aware of the Univa Windows  port.

Since we already use Cygwin, a Cygwin build of one of the Gridengine
ports is most suitable for our needs. It's more useful than a SFU port
(especially, given that SFU has been discontinued).

Simon

On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 2:35 PM, Bill Bryce <bbryce at univa.com> wrote:
> This is why here at Univa we had to create a new port that runs execd as
> windows services (multiple services actually) so we could run jobs on
> Windows hosts.
> However it is Univa Grid Engine not SoGE or OGS
>
> (Disclaimer:  I work for Univa)
>
> Regards,
>
> Bill.
>
> On Oct 10, 2017, at 4:06 PM, Simon Matthews <simon.d.matthews at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> I think SFU is no longer supported by Microsoft.
>
> On Oct 10, 2017 1:20 AM, "William Hay" <w.hay at ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Oct 09, 2017 at 07:46:05PM -0700, Simon Matthews wrote:
>> Is it possible to build SOGE for Cygwin?
>>
>> SOGE says it is based on OGS which claimed that it supported Cygwin.
>>
>> I only need execd on Cygwin. Qmaster and the GUI tools need only run
>> under CentOS 6 and 7.
>>
>> Simon
> I don't think SoGE is (or claims to be) based on OGS although it may have
> imported
> the odd feature/patch from there.
>
> According to
>
> https://arc.liv.ac.uk/trac/SGE/ticket/1557
>
> Changes have been made to support cygwin compile so it should build OK.  How
> well it works I couldn't say.
> In the long run Windows "Services for Linux" may be a better target.
>
> William
>
>
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