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kaazoo committed May 25, 2010
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  1. +7 −7 INSTALL
  2. +4 −1 NEWS
  3. +0 −1 README.darwin
  4. +2 −1 README.mentalray
  5. +1 −12 README.python
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@@ -13,18 +13,18 @@ development headers (to build the GUI drqman).
* scons (depends on python)
* gtk2 development headers
* pkgconfig (usually related to gtk2-dev)
* Mac OS X: needs macports/darwinports to install many of the previously
* Mac OS X: needs Macports to install many of the previously
mentioned as well as XCode (providing the compilers) and X11 to run
drqman. X11 you'll be able to find on your installation CD/DVD. XCode
is best to be downloaded from Apple's developers site.

Depending on your platform you there would be different ways to obtain
the packages:

* Mac OS X: XCode, Macports (scons,gtk2,pkgconfig), X11, Macpython
* Mac OS X: XCode, Macports (scons,gtk2,pkgconfig), X11
* Linux: with different names in the various distributions all the
packages are already available
* Windos: cygwin for most of the tools, the native gtk-glade
* Windos: Cygwin for most of the tools, the native gtk-glade
development package for windows, python for windows standard and the
pywin32 extensions (later on).

@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ other much more complex setup you might require.
Python (brief)

The python module uses setuptools and swig to be built and installed
The python module uses Setuptools and SWIG to be built and installed
into the system (again check your documentation on how to obtain those
packages for your system).

@@ -136,11 +136,11 @@ build the bindings and install them woulbe:
$ cd python
$ sudo python install

(You need sudo because the python module usually gets installed into
your standard python site-packages directory which will probably need
(You need sudo because the Python module usually gets installed into
your standard Python site-packages directory which will probably need
super-user privileges to install files on it)

Check setuptools documentation on how to make a local user module
Check Setuptools documentation on how to make a local user module

Windows notes
@@ -1 +1,4 @@

See Changelog for changes of this DrQueue release.

See for the latest changes in DrQueue development.
@@ -1,4 +1,3 @@
# The following sysctl lines should be added to /etc/rc on Mac OS X to solve shared memory problems
# As explained at:
@@ -1,7 +1,8 @@
Mental Ray standalone issues:

- Three environment variables PATH, SI_LINKTAB_LOCATION and
SPM_HOST should be set appropriately in
SPM_HOST should be set appropriately in or
in the shell before running the DrQueue slave
- When submitting a mental ray job using drqman, the "Maximum
number of cpus on one computer" should better be set to '1'.
Since each instance exhausts a dedicated license without any
@@ -16,17 +16,6 @@ So the package tree would be:
\-> libdrqueue

Temporary workaround

Until everything settles down, old scripts will keep on working using the import command:

import drqueue.base.libdrqueue as drqueue

That will make all previous scripts access the old information using the same syntax.

@@ -47,6 +36,6 @@ bash# python install
Setuptools / Distutils
Please refer to the documentation of these project for more details and options regarding installation and setup.

@@ -26,57 +26,3 @@ To use the native windows gtk+ libraries you'll need to
point PKG_CONFIG_PATH to the right windows style path
(like "C:\GTK\lib\pkgconfig").



Full Windows documentation, modules, and binaries are on their way.



to run drqueue under windows
.install GTK2 from
.install drqueue and run drqueue-services

to compil drqueue under windows you need do all this steps

.download cygwin from

.run cygwin setup and choose install for devel category (click on devel)
and tcsh (used by drqueue)

.please use tortoise svn to extract drqueue sources as cygwin svn as some problems.

.run again cygwin setup with default settings to be sure verything is installed

.get win32 gtk development environment at
Install it in c:\cygwin\usr\local\gtk (uncheck register environment..)

.Add /usr/local/gtk/bin to PATH environment variable in cygwin with command
export PATH=/usr/local/gtk/bin:$PATH

.install nullsoft installation system (in default c: directory) from

.install windows dotnet framework from
it will be needed to run (and to compil) windows drqueue services

.type "make DOTNETPATH=c:/windows/ install"
replace your_version with the actual dotnet framework version (v1.1.4322
for exemple)

.you get drqueue-setup.exe (in /usr/local/drqueue/contrib/ by default)
which contains everything needed, just install it as any windows

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