Hi, * Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-07-19 20:05]: > On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 06:47:59PM +0200, Nico Golde <email@example.com> wrote: > > * martin f krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-07-19 18:40]: > > > also sprach Nico Golde <email@example.com> [2007.07.19.1828 +0200]: > > > > "What are these tools good for? Mainly for controlling large > > > > collections of nodes in the wide-area, where faster > > > > alternatives such as GEXEC and PCP are not available. For > > > > example, I use these tools on a fairly routine basis on > > > > PlanetLab to control hundreds of machines spread around the > > > > world." > > > > > > That says absolutely nothing. Use cases? Are pssh tools going to > > > enable non-deterministic system administration? > > > > Do we need package descriptions anybody can understand even > > without knowing anything about the topic or what? > > I mean the question is valid but why not just using > > $SEARCHENGINE? You will have this problem with every package > > being used for something you don't know... > > The problem here is that even people knowing something about the topic > can't guess what the package can be useful for. Its like have to know what parallel computing is just because you know what a computer is? Well if you can answer this with yes I guess you should also know what parallel ssh tools are because you know what ssh is. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - firstname.lastname@example.org - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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