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linux-foldingathome 5.04 biology on this many watch lists=2 search for ports that depend on this port
Distributed client for Protein Folding
Maintained by: onatan@gmail.com search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 28 Aug 2006 22:34:01
License: not specified in port


Folding@home is a distributed computing project -- people from throughout
the world download and run software to band together to make one of the
largest supercomputers in the world.  Every computer takes the project
closer to our goals.

Folding@home uses novel computational methods coupled to distributed
computing, to simulate problems millions of times more challenging than
previously achieved.

Protein folding is linked to disease, such as Alzheimer's, ALS,
Huntington's, Parkinson's disease, and many Cancers.  Moreover, when
proteins do not fold correctly (i.e. "misfold"), there can be serious
consequences, including many well known diseases, such as Alzheimer's,
Mad Cow (BSE), CJD, ALS, Huntington's, Parkinson's disease, and many
cancers and cancer-related syndromes.

WWW: http://folding.stanford.edu/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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Required To Run:
  1. emulators/linux_base-f10
There are no ports dependent upon this port

To install the port: cd /usr/ports/biology/linux-foldingathome/ && make install clean
To add the package: pkg install biology/linux-foldingathome


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
  2. http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandegroup/release/

Number of commits found: 6

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
20 Sep 2013 15:55:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
Revision:327709
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Add NO_STAGE all over the place in preparation for the staging support (cat:
biology)
19 Mar 2011 12:38:54
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Get Rid MD5 support
29 Nov 2010 08:17:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
danfe search for other commits by this committer
Improve port description.

Approved by:    maintainer timeout since December 2009
04 Oct 2007 07:28:40
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Fix typo in WWW
23 Sep 2007 05:45:41
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
edwin search for other commits by this committer
biology/linux-foldingathome needs to run as root?
(also: update to 5.0.4)

        Upon installing FoldingAtHome I ran the software from a
        user account only to find that I was stuck in a loop of
        trying to enter configuration options. Shortly thereafter
        I realized that it was trying to write to
        /usr/local/share/foldingathome, and therefore requires being
        run as root to write there unless one changes permissions
        there. Seing as this isn't installed with a startup script
        for daemonization, and running as root seems a little
        excessive for this application, should this be adapted to
        run from a user account or set up to be able to start at
        boot?

And from maintainer:

        This diff updates the port to version 5.04, and adds
        support to running as normal user using ~/.fah
        directory.

PR:             ports/113335
Submitted by:   James Snyder <jbsnyder@fanplastic.org>
Approved by:    maintainer
28 Aug 2006 22:33:45
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.02
pav search for other commits by this committer
Folding@Home is a distributed computing project -- people from through out the
world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest
supercomputers in the world. Every computer makes the project closer to our
goals.
Folding@Home uses novel computational methods coupled to distributed computing,
to simulate problems thousands to millions of times more challenging than
previously achieved.

WWW: http://folding.standford.edu

PR:             ports/101235
Submitted by:   Yonatan <onatan@gmail.com>

Number of commits found: 6

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