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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 <brett@scl.ameslab.gov>
> * 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.


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