[IPython-dev] Before a patch for LSF support
Fri Oct 30 18:11:30 CDT 2009
2009/10/30 Brian Granger <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I have spent the last month completely refactoring ipcluster. This work
> should make it easier to add support for LSF. This work should be merged
> into trunk in the next few weeks.
Excellent piece of news! I hope I'll be able to have a proper Internet
access then (I've moved ino another flat, but my Internet provider is
kind of sloppy...) to update my modifications and send the appropriate
But, I think you are facing some unique
> issues described below...
Indeed, it's mainly because I want to test my futur patch properly :|
> When is this an issue? When finding the .ipython directory? When importing
> ipython (PYTHONPATH)? I think this one can be solved without making any
> to IPython, but if we need to we can.
When finding the .ipython folder for the furl file. It's not in the
$HOME folder of the nodes, but in the $HOME folder of the controller.
Fo the moment, I copy the furl file on the fly, but this isn't a
viable approach :|
> Ahh, yes, this type of thing can be subtle to get working - especially on
> clusters with multiple
> tcp/ip interfaces. With my refactored work, these things can easily be
> configured. There are two things to look at:
> --engine-ip = set's the ip address (or hostname) that the controller will
> listen on. Default is probably fine.
> --engine-location = set's the ip address (or hostname) that will appear in
> the furl. This is the ip address that
> the engine will try to connect on. I would try changing this one.
OK, I'll test this.
>> I hope I summed up my issue properly.
> Yes, with all the changes going on in trunk, this might take a while to get
> figured out, but I think it is doable.
I hope I'll be able to find the time to figure it out (and the
Internet access as well :|)
Information System Engineer, Ph.D.
Blogs: http://matt.eifelle.com and http://blog.developpez.com/?blog=92
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