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Re: APT-like system for BOINC

On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 01:13:48AM -0800, Aaron Lehmann wrote:

||  I don't how this should really affect system administration. I've run
||  several distributed computing projects, all under a user-level
||  account. The only system-level support that seems merited is an init
||  script and a dedicated user account, and both are optional. Packages
||  (deb/rpm/etc) would automate this for people who don't want to bother.

The init script part can be provided by cron, at least under a reasonable
unix.  Just the dedicated user account remains.

Chroot?  Or is that in the BOINC specs already?

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