[racket] remote tasks

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon May 14 16:16:42 EDT 2012

Is this something for the Wiki on Tricks and Hacks with Racket? 

On May 14, 2012, at 1:18 PM, Kevin Tew wrote:

> Attached is a distributed places program that will do what you want.
> It requires the latest checkout from git head.
> You must have ssh public-key authentication setup on all the nodes.
> For easy use, it also requires that racket and remote-eval.rkt be installed in the same place on all three machines.
> It communicates with plain sockets, so it assumes a secure environment.
> Let me know what problems you have or if it works for you.
> I would start by testing it out using just localhost.
> Kevin Tew
> On 05/13/2012 01:53 PM, HP Wei wrote:
>> Would you please suggest to me some links so that I can
>> get some info or even better some sample racket codes for below task ?
>> -------------------------------------------------------
>> Suppose I am on a master machine A
>> and there are two other machines B and C.
>> On A,  in racket,  I would like to programatically initiate
>> one server on B and another on C.
>> The 'server' is presumably a 'repl' that can execute a block
>> of code, sent from A.
>> [ Let's say security is not an issue here. ]
>> i.e. this is the intention:
>>    invoke-server-on B  and C  (via rsh or ssh)
>>    send-code B   (asynchronously)
>>    send-code C   (asynchronously)
>>    wait-for-result-from B and C
>>    ...
>>    kill-server-on B and C
>> thanks
>> HP
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