Linux Instructions
  1. Download and extract the SRB 3.4.2 Client distribution from the SDSC page here
  2. Download and extract the Python-SRB source code here or svn check out from here (coming soon!).
  3. Go to the python-srb directory:

OS X (PowerPC/Intel) Instructions
  1. Download and extract the SRB 3.4.2 Client distribution from the SDSC page here.
  2. Download and extract the Python-SRB source code here or svn check out from here (coming soon!).
  3. Go to the python-srb directory:

Windows Instructions
  1. Download and extract the SRB 3.4.2 Client distribution from the SDSC page here.
  2. Download and extract the Python-SRB source code here or svn check out from here (coming soon!).
  3. Open a 'Visual Studio 2005 Command Prompt' and navigate to 'python-srb\NT' directory:

NOTES:


===================================================
Clarification from SDSC Regarding Use of Visual Studio Makefiles from the
SRB full release to build the SRB client library.
===================================================
Hi Wayne,

Thanks for the quick clarification. This open support for developers is
much appreciated.  :)

Eric


Wayne Schroeder wrote:
> > Eric,
> >
> > Reagan has clarified this, explaining that all the SRB clients can be
> > freely distributed.  So you should be able to use the the
> > NT/scommands/Makefile without restrictions.  It's the NT Server
> > components that have limited access.
> >
> >  - Wayne -
> >
> > 
> >    Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 15:15:53 -0700
> >    From: Wayne Schroeder <schroede@zuri.sdsc.edu>
> >    Cc: srb-chat@sdsc.edu
> >    Sender: srb-chat-bounces@sdsc.edu
> >
> >    Eric,
> >
> >    Much of the content of the NT subtree is still, unfortunately, under
> >    the more restricted license, which is why it's not included in the
> >    unencrypted client-only release.
> >
> >    Since you have access to the full release, you can certainly use the
> >    Makefiles to build the client libraries.
> >
> >    I'm not sure if NT client code is less restricted.  The current
> >    agreement with GA may only allow us to freely release Unix client
> >    code, but I am not sure.  If it is only the NT/scommands/Makefile that
> >    you need, we can check into it and get back to you.
> >
> >     - Wayne -
> >
> >
> >       Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 16:54:58 +1000
> >       From: Eric Liao <e.liao@uq.edu.au>
> >       X-UQ-FilterTime: 1182408898
> >       X-Scanned-By: MIMEDefang 2.51 on UQ Mailhub on 130.102.149.128
> >       Sender: srb-chat-bounces@sdsc.edu
> >
> >       Hi all,
> >
> >       I have written a wxPython-based GUI to manage SRB data with modified
> >       Python bindings for use within the Access Grid (details here:
> >       http://www.vislab.uq.edu.au/research/accessgrid/virtual_fs/index.htm).
> >
> >       I've managed to compile the SRB Client libraries using Visual Studio
> >       .NET with the provided "build_srb.bat"  and the relevant Makefiles in
> >       "$SRB_SOURCE_TREE\NT" but I noticed that this particular directory is
> >       not in the unencrypted SRB Client source distribution
> >       (http://www.sdsc.edu/srb/tarfiles/SRB3_4_2client.tar).
> >
> >       Thus are the contents of the "$SRB_SOURCE_TREE\NT" directory covered by
> >       the more restrictive SRB Server license? And am I allowed to use the
> >       Makefiles to compile the SRB Client libraries from the freely-available
> >       SRB Client source?
> >
> >
> >       Thanks in advance,
> >
> >       Eric Liao
> >       UQ Vislab, Australia
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