Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Dingbot


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10/21/13 15:47:17 (8 years ago)
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Josh Smift
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    55Dingbot is a post-boot script for bridging the gaps between different GENI aggregate managers and/or different GENI node images. We expect those gaps to narrow over time, but meanwhile, it's an example of how to get a more uniform experience out of some not-entirely-uniform resources. At GEC 17, it was mentioned in the [wiki:GEC17Agenda/UniformExperimenterExperience Uniform Experimenter Experience] session, and described in more detail at the [wiki:GEC17Agenda/ExperimenterRoundTable Experimenter Roundtable session]; see those pages for slides.
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    7 It's named after Agatha Heterodyne's clank minion [http://girlgenius.wikia.com/wiki/Dingbot_Prime Dingbot Prime]. (That page contains spoilers for Girl Genius, if you care about that sort of thing.)
     7Dingbot is available from the [http://software.geni.net/local-sw/ the GPO local software repository].
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     9The software is named after Agatha Heterodyne's clank minion [http://girlgenius.wikia.com/wiki/Dingbot_Prime Dingbot Prime]. (That page contains spoilers for Girl Genius, if you care about that sort of thing.)
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    911= Setup =
     
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    34 The simplest way to see what it does is to look at the code, which is commented in astonishingly verbose detail.
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    36 ...but which isn't yet available here; we plan to publish it soon, stay tuned.
     36The simplest way to see what it does is to look at the code. It should be pretty straightforward to extend it to do more things, whether via the general prehook and posthook mechanisms, or by modifying the code.
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    3838= Configuration =