Makefile lab meeting
12 noon, Wednesday 4/4, 2007, 425 Hearst Mining Building (see LabMeetings)
The topic of this meeting was the use of automated build tools for bioinformatics pipelines.
(See, for example, this intro on nodalpoint.org,
or this article by Chris Lee.)
The conclusions of the meeting are summarized on the MakeComparison page.
George recommended Rose-DB as a Perl database interface.
Proposed assignments in parentheses.
A few practical issues to think about:
- Why make?
- Parallel processing
- Roll-your-own make replacements
-- MadeGuys - 21 Mar 2007
- What's real (i.e. implemented)?
- What's re-useable?
- What fancy systems could be real, with a little work?
- What could you do with those fancy systems that you couldn't do before?