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Message 5104 - Posted: 18 May 2017, 15:12:24 UTC

Hi Sebastien,

could you please merge the Monkey-wus of GoofyxGrid@Home and GridComputingCenter.

Thanks in advance

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Message 5105 - Posted: 18 May 2017, 15:21:58 UTC - in response to Message 5104.

What about the project GoofyxGrid@Home CPU?

It may be better to wait until the full launch of the new server

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Message 5106 - Posted: 18 May 2017, 15:38:58 UTC - in response to Message 5105.

What about the project GoofyxGrid@Home CPU?
It may be better to wait until the full launch of the new server


The CPU WUs will have a different name, I don't see the problem. Why wait?
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Message 5107 - Posted: 18 May 2017, 15:41:56 UTC - in response to Message 5106.
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GoofyxGrid@Home CPU monkeys_v2_cpu
Grid computing center Monkeys v2 (CPU) - Seeker/1 seed (internal name monkeys_v2_cpu)

http://stats6.free-dc.org/wupropapp/GoofyxGrid%40Home%20CPUmonkeys_v2_cpu

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Message 5112 - Posted: 19 May 2017, 12:15:57 UTC - in response to Message 5107.

Why not leave it and get 4 more apps towards another star.

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Message 5115 - Posted: 19 May 2017, 17:17:29 UTC - in response to Message 5112.

Why not leave it and get 4 more apps towards another star.


the game is also about being able to upgrade existing stars
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Message 5116 - Posted: 19 May 2017, 17:45:25 UTC - in response to Message 5115.
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Why not leave it and get 4 more apps towards another star.


the game is also about being able to upgrade existing stars

Like this one:
    GoofyxGrid@Home Monkeys v2 - Word seeker A 24,931.55


Oh, well...

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Message 5121 - Posted: 19 May 2017, 22:59:14 UTC - in response to Message 5104.

Hi Sebastien,

could you please merge the Monkey-wus of GoofyxGrid@Home and GridComputingCenter.

Thanks in advance

Roadranner


From what I can see they have different names so you can't just merge them.
They were possibly re-written during the downtime and may no longer do exactly the same work, hence the different naming scheme.

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Message 5122 - Posted: 20 May 2017, 0:27:57 UTC - in response to Message 5115.

Why not leave it and get 4 more apps towards another star.


the game is also about being able to upgrade existing stars


It's an NCI app where you can run hundreds of clients to get more hours if you want. I'm nowhere close to 100k hours with Goofy and I'm not complaining.

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Message 5123 - Posted: 20 May 2017, 0:51:48 UTC - in response to Message 5121.

From what I can see they have different names so you can't just merge them.


GoofyxGrid@Home Monkeys v1 - Random generator A
GoofyxGrid@Home Monkeys v2 - Word seeker A
GoofyxGrid@Home Monkeys v3 - Generator/Word seed
GoofyxGrid@Home Monkeys v4 - Seeker/Word seed

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Grid computing center Monkeys v1 - Generator/1 seed
Grid computing center Monkeys v2 (NCI) - Seeker/1 seed
Grid computing center Monkeys v3 (NCI) - Generator/Word seed
Grid computing center Monkeys v4 (NCI) - Seeker/Word seed

From what I see, you can merge them. But I see lots of CERN applications that need to be merged too...
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Message 5266 - Posted: 25 Jun 2017, 10:52:07 UTC

No answer from the project for more than a month? :-(

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Message 5279 - Posted: 29 Jun 2017, 12:31:20 UTC - in response to Message 5266.

No answer from the project for more than a month? :-(

That's not unusual. If there's a response it's usually unannounced and things just happen. In this case I think it's safe to conclude that these projects aren't going to be merged else it would have already happened.

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Message 5280 - Posted: 29 Jun 2017, 12:41:17 UTC - in response to Message 5279.

No answer from the project for more than a month? :-(

That's not unusual. If there's a response it's usually unannounced and things just happen. In this case I think it's safe to conclude that these projects aren't going to be merged else it would have already happened.


More like the project was copied from one site to the other. Old posts are there from long before GCC was a thing. Free-DC replaced Goofy with GCC, thats probably as much 'merging' as will happen.

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Message 5284 - Posted: 29 Jun 2017, 23:01:45 UTC

You now have your wish, and have lost 4 application stars in the process. I also lost my 15th star but I will get it back in a few more months.

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Message 5286 - Posted: 30 Jun 2017, 2:20:04 UTC - in response to Message 5284.

You now have your wish, and have lost 4 application stars in the process. I also lost my 15th star but I will get it back in a few more months.

Conan

OTOH I now have a much quicker path to a Lime star. Swings and roundabouts I guess.

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Message 5296 - Posted: 30 Jun 2017, 17:29:43 UTC - in response to Message 5116.

Why not leave it and get 4 more apps towards another star.


the game is also about being able to upgrade existing stars

Like this one:
    GoofyxGrid@Home Monkeys v2 - Word seeker A 24,931.55


Oh, well...



It is nice to be able to upgrade existing stars, especially stars with lots of hours. Requires the rarity of project continuity. These changes moved me 1app closer to a Lime:
... Grid computing center Monkeys v2 (NCI) - Seeker/1 seed 28,502.58 118.75

However, it came at the expense of 3 lesser star upgrades - but that's the cost; it's harder to upgrade a high star than several smaller stars.

On the bright side I'll have the fun of getting the 3 lost upgrades back & it won't take too long...


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