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Conference call notes 20181031

Davide Vanzo edited this page Oct 31, 2018 · 3 revisions

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Notes on the 113 EasyBuild conference call, Wednesday Oct 31st 2018 (17:00 - 18:00 CEST)

Attendees

Alphabetical list of attendees (4):

  • Davide Vanzo (Vanderbilt University, US)
  • Åke Sandgren (Umeå University, Sweden)
  • Victor Holanda (CSCS, Switzerland)
  • Fotis Georgatos (SDSC, Switzerland)

Agenda

  • SC18
  • Q&A

SC18

  • Davide send out email and Doodle poll to start coordinating for EB related events.

Q&A

  • Davide: What would be the best strategy to avoid dependency version conflict resulting from toolchains that share the same GCCcore toolchain (e.g. https://github.com/easybuilders/easybuild-easyconfigs/pull/6985)?

    • Åke: Exempting GCCcore from conflict check might be the best way.
  • Fotis: How do centers configure the software stack (Lmod, etc.) so that is is portable and consistent from a single upstream source? How to test that the module stack and the manager is working correctly (e.g. CI tests)? The Lmod test suite is not enough, for example when jumping to different shell types or with aliases.

  • It would be nice to build an interest group on this topic.

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