Friday, March 15, 2019

Announcement: CCTools 7.0.11 released

The Cooperative Computing Lab is pleased to announce the release of version 7.0.11 of the Cooperative Computing Tools including Parrot, Chirp, JX, Makeflow, WorkQueue, Umbrella, Prune, SAND, All-Pairs, Weaver, and other software.

The software may be downloaded here:

This is a minor release which adds several bug fixes. Among them:

  • [General] Fix out-of-date man pages.
  • [Catalog] Add merge event to catalog database. (Douglas Thain)
  • [Catalog] Fix unary operator constant predicate bug. (Tim Shaffer)
  • [Makeflow] Specify custom SGE resources. (Nick Hazekamp)
  • [Makeflow] Use scheduler universe in condor_submit_makeflow. (Ben Tovar)
  • [WorkQueue] Compilation with python3.7 and anacodna. (Ben Tovar)
  • [WorkQueue] Specify port ranges when creating queue in python. (Ben Tovar)

Thanks goes to the contributors for many features, bug fixes, and tests:

  • Nathaniel Kremer-Herman
  • Nicholas Hazekamp
  • Tim Shaffer
  • Douglas Thain
  • Ben Tovar
  • Chao Zheng

Please send any feedback to the CCTools discussion mailing list:



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