[torquedev] queue naming restrictions?

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Sep 27 11:45:47 MDT 2006


On Wed, Sep 27, 2006 at 12:21:48PM -0400, Ian Stakenvicius alleged:
> Hi -- I've been using torque on gentoo linux for a while now, works great.
> 
> I'm sorting out a bug in the gentoo package installer, where directories are
> removed when a package is upgraded.  The only way it seems gentoo can
> prevent this is if  '.keep' files are added to various directories on
> install.  This, however, causes an error when pbs_server starts, due to it
> parsing the .keep file in server_priv/queues as a queue file.
> 
> I'm wondering if there are any current naming restrictions on queues (or
> anything else); ie, is it normal for a queue to begin with the '.'
> character?  And if this is unsupported already, would ppl be open to
> patching pbsd_init so that it does not call que_recov() on files with '.' as
> the first character?

That is reasonable since it wouldn't be a legal queue name.



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