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2nd EasyBuild hackathon

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Basic Information

  • time: Thu-Fri Nov 29-30 2012, 10am-6pm CET
  • location: University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg), campus Kirchberg, building E, meeting room E.012
  • notes: coffee & refreshments provided by Uni.Lu

Location details

The meeting room is E-012 at Kirchberg campus, ie. Building E, ground floor;

  • Snail-mail address: Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication // 6, rue Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg-Kirchberg; (see more info)


9 attendees:

  • Fotis Georgatos (University of Luxembourg, contributor/HPC sysadmin)
  • Kenneth Hoste (HPC-UGent, developer/release manager)
  • Cédric Laczny (University of Luxembourgh, PhD student) [Thu]
  • Xavier Besseron (University of Luxembourg, post-doc)
  • Valentin Plugaru (University of Luxembourg, Ms student)
  • Josh Berryman (University of Luxembourg)
  • Nicolas Bernard (University of Luxembourg)
  • Alejandro Molina-Sánchez (University of Luxembourg)
  • Hyacinthe Cartiaux (University of Luxembourgh, HPC sysadmin)

Agenda (planned)

Note: the hackathon didn't stricly follow the agenda below, see the meeting notes.


  • (Kenneth) SC'12 EasyBuild presentation, followed by Q&A
  • (Kenneth) overview of current open bug/feature requests (~top10)
  • (Fotis) overview of current open bug/feature requests (~top10)
  • discussions
    • (Kenneth) public bug tracker (GitHub issue tracker?)
    • (Kenneth) policy for contributing back to EasyBuild (feature branches, pull requests, code review, release manager)
  • hackathon kick-off, with a focus on local interests
  • parallel debuggers, webinar offered by Allinea DDT


  • hackathon (continued)
    • focus on local interests: Espresso, QuantumESPRESSO, bioinformatics software packages
    • bug fixing, cleaning up code
    • finish work for v1.x release

Meeting minutes

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