I can not really believe that the LHC grid people want to use glexec in every batch system. The thought of thousands of machines running this really scares me. The suexec sources+documentation say it clearly but I am going to repeat it one more time “Do not make any changes in the source code unless [...]
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The people managing the mail relays at work decided to start rejecting emails based on SPF records without any warnings. Unfortunately this caused problems with the CERN mailing lists and forwards from some other domains that don’t rewrite the envelope. Of course after a few rejected emails we found out and screamed a bit but [...]
I’ve been thinking for a while now on which one to use and I still haven’t decided. It seems that RedHat after RHEL5 will be pushing FDS but it’s not clear if it will be a $$$ addon or not. In my testing both fullfil my requirements so it’s not clear which one is better [...]
I am trying to decide on which language/framework to use for the frontend of a “hosts” database here at work. It seems that if I want good integration with kerberos/ldap only java (maybe Zope?) is the only choise. Rails/TurboGears/Django fail short in this area from what I can see.