Tuesday, March 17, 2020

CCTools 7.1.0 released

The Cooperative Computing Lab is pleased to announce the release of version 7.1.0 of the Cooperative Computing Tools including Parrot, Chirp, JX, Makeflow, WorkQueue, and other software.

The software may be downloaded here:

This is a minor release with some new features and bug fixes. Among them:

  • [General]   Documentation available in https://cctools.readthedocs.io (Ben Tovar, Douglas Thain)
  • [General]   Installation via conda: conda install -c conda-forge ndcctools (Ben Tovar)
  • [General]   Installation via spack: spack install cctools (Tanner Juedeman)
  • [General]   Several fixes for the batch job interface -T. (Ben Tovar)
  • [JX]        New template("{VAR} ...") function to construct strings. (Tim Shaffer)
  • [JX]        Improved parsing. (Tim Shaffer, Douglas Thain)
  • [Makeflow]  Support for sub-makeflows. (Douglas Thain)
  • [Makeflow]  Wrappers and hooks facility clean-up. (Nicholas Hazekamp, Tim Shaffer)
  • [WorkQueue] Fix status connections being count as workers. (Ben Tovar)
  • [Resource Monitor] Measurements of single python functions. (Ben Tovar)

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

Cami Carballo
T.J. Dasso
Nathaniel Kremer-Herman
Nicholas Hazekamp
Tanner Juedeman
Tim Shaffer
Emily Strout
Zoe Surma
Douglas Thain
Ben Tovar
Yifan Yu

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