On Mon, Jun 08, 2015 at 11:38:32AM +0300, Zeev Pekar wrote:
Dear Fedora community,
we would like to announce the recent open-source release of our
GPU-enabled multiphysics software - Advanced Simulation Library.
Here are some remarkable benchmarks:
I hope that it will be included in Fedora as a package in some near
future (any volunteers?) but till then you might find it useful in its
Looks interesting. I would like to make a comment about inclusion in
Fedora. If you expect someone will pick up the packaging, I think that
is a bit too hopeful. In my experience with other specialised
progamming frameworks, it takes an expert who knows the intricate
dependencies to successfully package and get it reviewed to be included
A case in point is the ROOT data analysis framework developed at CERN
and Fermilab. I am a user of the framework for about 7 years now, and
wanted to see it in Fedora. To that end I filed an RFE, it took several
years and eventually it was included in Fedora only after a grid
computing expert from the University of Uppsala stepped in and
In your case, since you are the devs, someone on your team is best
placed to take on this kind of undertaking. That said, once a spec file
is reviewed and accepted, the subsequent maintenance burden is minimal.
I hope this encourages you to consider it.
Open source is the future. It sets us free.