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linux-foldingathome Distributed client for Protein Folding
5.04 biology on this many watch lists=2 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Maintainer: 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 : Homepage : PortsMon
    Pseudo-pkg-plist information, but much better, from make generate-plist
    Expand this list (2 items)
  1. share/foldingathome/FAH504-Linux.exe
  2. bin/FoldingAtHome
  3. Collapse this list.

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

PKGNAME: linux-foldingathome

ONLY_FOR_ARCHS: i386 amd64

distinfo:

SHA256 (FAH504-Linux.exe) = c491b23af1edee41db474545c0a084f3f4cf4ccf50bceb56da499df63eb38464
SIZE (FAH504-Linux.exe) = 250964


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Runtime dependencies:
  1. linux_base-c6>0 : emulators/linux_base-c6
There are no ports dependent upon this port

Configuration Options
     No options to configure

USES:
linux

Master Sites:
  1. http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandegroup/release/

Number of commits found: 9

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
05 Sep 2016 19:23:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
Revision:421387
tijl search for other commits by this committer
- Replace Mk/bsd.linux-apps.mk and Mk/bsd.linux-rpm.mk with
  Mk/Uses/linux.mk.
- Replace USE_LINUX=yes with USES+=linux and USE_LINUX=(.*) with
  USES+=linux:\1 in all ports.
- Replace USE_LINUX_APPS with USE_LINUX in all ports.
- Use INSTALL_SCRIPT instead of INSTALL_PROGRAM to install scripts in some
  ports.
- When USE_LINUX_RPM is defined, simplify the way DISTFILES and EXTRACT_ONLY
  are defined.
- Remove BRANDELF_DIRS and BRANDELF_FILES handling.  In the very rare cases
  that it is still necessary ports can run ${BRANDELF} from post-patch.
- Remove AUTOMATIC_PLIST handling.  Only one port used it.
- Fix Linux MASTER_SITES.
- Replace OVERRIDE_LINUX_BASE_PORT and OVERRIDE_LINUX_NONBASE_PORTS with
  default versions framework.
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20 Dec 2014 17:27:09
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
Revision:375014
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Cleanup plist
06 Jul 2014 16:05:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.04
Revision:360932
vanilla search for other commits by this committer
Stagify.

Approved by:	portmgr@ (blanket)
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: 9

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