On 31 May 2012, at 16:41, John Gordon wrote:
>>> Glexec is up for discussion at the June GDB in a few weeks
That was just an unfortunate phrasing meaning that glexec will be discussed. Specifically the deployment aspects. I did not mean to imply that we will again discuss glexec itself, but it was interpreted that way so I should have been more careful.
With regards to the relocatable install, yes we have now made contact with the person who deployed it at IN2P3. He has admitted though that his own implementation is rather crude and notes various faults with it:
>> Actually, this setup is not really reaching our goals because:
>> - we can manage only one version at once.
>> - the deployment requires some operations on all the WNs, not only on the
>> AFS shared space, like creating symlinks on the share FS, rerunning ldconfig
>> to preload dynamic libraries, etc.
I believe Daniela is making progress but I would be wary of oversimplifying.