[gridengine users] Dave Love repository issue
w.hay at ucl.ac.uk
Mon Oct 15 09:54:52 UTC 2018
On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 02:13:32PM -0400, Daniel Povey wrote:
> There is an issue tracker here
> but it's not clear whether Dave Love still has access to it (he moved to
The issue tracker has it's own login system. I still have access to it and I've never worked for
the University of Liverpool :). Yous should be fine submitting bug reports there.
I think where Dave might run into problems is uploading new tarballs.
> Manchester and for a while at least he did not have access; and he doesn't
> seem to have been working on GridEngine lately anyway). Also I couldn't
> figure out where in the issue tracker you are supposed to make a new
> issue; you probably have to create an account first.
> I made an attempt to re-start a GitHub-based version of the repo, here
> but the project is not exactly off the ground, partly due to Dave's
> objections and also due to lack of clarity about whether he plans to
> continue maintaining GridEngine. You could create an issue on the github
> if you want, but I don't promise that that project will necessarily live
> If you look at the issues in the issue tracker
> there are a rather scary number of existing, un-resolved issues.
> To me it raises the question of whether GridEngine might be just too big,
> to old, and too encumbered with features, to be maintainable as an
> open-source project. But I also don't know what the most viable
> alternative is.
A lot of these were inherited from the original grid engine project
and some of them are reports of unreproducible errors.
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