[osg-users] Setting up VPBMaster

Chris 'Xenon' Hanson xenon at alphapixel.com
Wed Nov 4 08:10:54 PST 2009


Robert Osfield wrote:
> Just for clarification, osgdem itself can't pick up on a partial
> build, but a vpbmaster can pick up from an aborted/failed build - as
> it breaks the whole job down into potentially thousands of task (even
> hundreds of thousands in large databases) and each task is dispatched
> in parallell for osgdem to build.  Each of these tasks can't be
> partially built and then restarted so will have to be repeated in full
> if it aborts, but overall this is not a big overhead as each task only
> task a small portion of the overall build.

  Yeah. That's what I was trying to say. Thanks for the lucid explanation.

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