Re: Bug#925499: bowtie2 arm64 (aarch64) package

classic Classic list List threaded Threaded
1 message Options
Reply | Threaded
Open this post in threaded view
|

Re: Bug#925499: bowtie2 arm64 (aarch64) package

Andreas Tille-5
Hi Jun,

On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 09:17:59AM +0200, Jun Aruga wrote:
> Thanks for showing the mentoring program. I will look at the MoM.

:-)
 
> > If you want to try packaging
> >
> >    https://github.com/nemequ/simde.git
> >
> > in a MoM project feel free to let me know.  It seems you are qualified
> > in terms of beeing easily able to test it with bowtie2 on arm64
> > hardware.
>
> Andreas, I want to try the packaging of simde and bowtie2 to support Arm64.

Good!

> At this moment, I just have the virtual arm64 environment. But near
> future I am going to have a native arm64 server.
> I also have some ways to test on arm64.
>
> There is Works on Arm service that is to provide "free" aarch64 server
> for mainly open source project.
> I might recommend you to apply below server as DebianMed team, though
> I do not know if we can use Debian on the server.
> I think DebianMed team is qualified for that.

It might be interesting for the members of the team to have easy
access to some arm64 server.  (CCing Debian Med mailing list for
this information.)

> Works on Arm
> https://www.worksonarm.com/cluster/
>
> By the way, for the steps to support bowtie2 arm64.
>
> > 3. Patch to run bowtie2 on arm64 (aarch64).
>
> Yesterday, my pull-request to run bowtie2 on arm64 without a patch was merged.
> It will be included in the coming next version of bowtie2. Yes! :)
> https://github.com/BenLangmead/bowtie2/commit/c6a6648fcd05bff0e5ca64a305bb1c488beacbcf
>
> So, now only below 2 steps.
>
> * Packaging simde.
> * Update bowtie2 to the latest version 2.3.5.

The latter step is usually pure routine.

Kind regards

      Andreas.

--
http://fam-tille.de