[Mauiusers] building maui against PBSPro v7.1

Dave Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Wed Oct 19 14:21:02 MDT 2005


  The latest Maui snapshot has been updated to address the API #define
changes in PBSPro.  Regarding the hostlist failure, can you send us a
level 7 log?  They may have made other changes as well.


On Wed, 2005-10-19 at 15:37 -0400, Andrew J Caird wrote:
> Hello maui users (this may also apply to Moab users);
> We recently tried to build the latest maui snapshot against the lastest 
> version of PBSPro from Altair.  We had installed PBSPro v7 and applied 
> service pack 1; the version reported by the server is PBSPro_7.1.0.52306.
> The configure worked, but the build failed with the errors:
> MPBSI.c: In function `__MPBSGetNodeState':
> MPBSI.c:1741: error: `ND_reserve' undeclared (first use in this function)
> MPBSI.c:1741: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> MPBSI.c:1741: error: for each function it appears in.)
> MPBSI.c: In function `MPBSNodeLoad':
> MPBSI.c:2580: error: `ND_cluster' undeclared (first use in this function)
> MPBSI.c: In function `MPBSNodeUpdate':
> MPBSI.c:3290: error: `ND_cluster' undeclared (first use in this function)
> make[1]: *** [MPBSI.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/maui-3.2.6p14/src/moab'
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> This appears to be due to the fact that the defines for ND_reserve and 
> ND_cluster aren't in pbs_ifl.h any more.  They were in the unpatched 
> version of PBSPro, and went away with the patch.
> Those defines in older versions of PBSPro were:
> #define ND_reserve           "reserve"
> #define ND_cluster           "cluster"
> and adding those to some commonly included file (I choose moab.h) lets 
> maui build successfully.
> However, that doesn't seem to work; the jobs are deferred with the error:
>    RMFailure  (job cannot be started - cannot set hostlist)
> I haven't tried to debug this much, but if anyone is running PBSPro v7 and 
> Maui, and hasn't yet applied the service pack 1 patch, you might want to 
> wait.
> I was expecting the API for PBS to remain stable, at least within a 
> version (v7.x), and I haven't spoken with Altair yet, but hopefully this 
> will prevent someone from the pain we're seeing.
> I'll follow-up to the list as I learn more.
> --andy
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