[Users] Meeting Minutes

Ian Hinder ian.hinder at aei.mpg.de
Mon Mar 24 17:38:32 CDT 2014

On 24 Mar 2014, at 21:10, Frank Loeffler <knarf at cct.lsu.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 01:05:25PM -0700, Roland Haas wrote:
>> The ExternalLibraries are ET not Cactus, right? We already agreed that
>> the ET will transition to git (and in the process apparently also
>> transition Cactus* to git). So we already require git to be present I
>> think.
> They are hosted by Cactus, but are obviously not requiring LGPL.
> We do not require git to be present where you compile. You require it
> only where you check things out. You then use rsync/simfactory to copy
> your tree wherever you want it.
>> I am also not aware of a machine that is in eg simfactory's mdb that
>> does not contain (some) version of git.
> You would be surprised. :) But then, maybe not.
> We agreed to download the tarball, only if needed, at runtime. This
> should work reasonably well using either wget or curl on essentially all
> systems.

I don't remember an agreement on this; while it is my preferred solution (along with having the possibility of pre-caching the tarballs with a single command), I don't think we had agreement from everyone on this.

Ian Hinder

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