Re: Bug#540813: ITP: gamessq -- gamess scheduling frontend
On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 03:37:23PM +0200, Patrick Winnertz wrote:
> * Package name : gamessq
> Version : 1.1
> Upstream Author : Brett Bode <email@example.com>
> * URL : http://www.msg.chem.iastate.edu/GAMESS/GamessQ/
> * License : GPLv3
> Programming Lang: C
> Description : gamess scheduling frontend
> gamessQ provides a queueing functionality for GAMESS computations running on
> your local desktop/laptop. gamessQ is a gui application and provides drag
> and drop fucntionality for running jobs with gamess that would otherwise
> require the use of the command line.
Are you sure such specialized software is useful? I assume this will go
into contrib, as gamess itself is (AFAIK) non-free?
Maybe having a general-purpose job scheduler or some local-job
application which also supports free codes would be better.
Just my two cents, anyway.