autoson version 1.4.6
autoson is a tool for scheduling independent processes across a network
of UNIX workstations. It provides a type of distributed batch queue
that enables execution of a stream of processes in a flexible and
convenient manner with minimum impact on interactive users.
autoson can run as a single-user private system, or as a shared
for multiple users. Support is provided for local networks consisting of
any mixture of hosts running Solaris One, Solaris Two, IRIX, OSF1, ULTRIX,
HP-UX, MacOSX or Linux. The only requirement is a common file-system.
A complete manual in Postscript is included in the package. You can also
fetch a PDF version of the manual here.
The manual covers version 1.3. Changes since then are listed in the
Detailed instructions for installation appear in the manual. You
are advised to read them before compiling anything.
How to get it
If you agree to the restrictions listed below, you may fetch
autoson as a gzipped tar file.
If you decide to use it, please
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Copyright (1994-2008) Brendan McKay. All rights reserved.
Educational organizations may use this product for purposes of
research. All other use is forbidden without permission of
the author. You must not remove this copyright notice, and
you must document any changes you make to the code. This software
is subject to this copyright only, irrespective of any copyright
attached to a larger work of which this is a part.
Absolutely no guarantees or warranties are made concerning the
suitability, correctness, or any other aspect of this program.
In particular, you are advised that no proof of the soundness of
this product as regards system security exists nor is possible,
as with most complex software. Any use is at your own risk.
Brendan D. McKay
Computer Science Department
Australian National University