Re: Bug#88848: octave: Wish octave-mpi was available
Greetings, and thanks for your quick reply!
OK, so I agree, we can go ahead and close this wishlist item. Just
for my own knowledge, though, are the patches so experimental that
incorporating them into the stock distribution would be unwise? One
can test mpi on a single box with the existing mpi packages, and there
is plenty of cluster help on debian-beowulf :-). But I can understand
completely if your load is too great. Thanks for all that you do for
I'm cross-posting this to debian-beowulf to see if anyone would like
this to be packaged, and/or perhaps volunteer? I don't really know
where it would be on the priority list for a Debian beowulf system.
"Dirk Eddelbuettel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I can't do that -- no cluster machines, or even clue. I sometimes sneak into debian-beowulf and see your posts there (and I am very
> sympathetic to all Debian clustering efforts).
> I'd be more than happy to help on an MPI-aware Octave, but I will not modify the standard Octave, or add yet another package to my load.
> Hence, I think this one ought to get closed. Feel free to report it as a WNPP item to the distro.
> Lastly, if this is reported against 2.0.16, have you seen the 220.127.116.11? and 2.1.3? packages for unstable and testing?
> Cheers, Dirk
> > Package: octave
> > Version: 2.0.16-2
> > Severity: wishlist
> > Here is the URL:
> > http://corto.icg.to.infn.it/andy/octave-mpi/
> > Thanks for your work on Debian!
> > -- System Information
> > Debian Release: 2.2
> > Kernel Version: Linux intech19 2.2.17 #1 SMP Fri Dec 29 16:02:56 EST 2000 i686 unknown
> > Versions of the packages octave depends on:
> > ii debianutils 1.13.3 Miscellaneous utilities specific to Debian.
> > ii info 4.0-4 Standalone GNU Info documentation browser
> > ii less 346-7 A file pager program, similar to more(1)
> > ii libc6 2.1.3-15 GNU C Library: Shared libraries and Timezone data
> > ii libncurses5 5.0-6.0potato1 Shared libraries for terminal handling
> > ii libreadline4 4.1-1 GNU readline and history libraries, run-time libra
> > ii libstdc++2.10 2.95.2-13 The GNU stdc++ library
> > ii emacs20 20.7-3 The GNU Emacs editor.
> > ^^^ (Provides virtual package info-browser)
> According to the latest figures, 43% of all signatures are totally worthless
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