[torquedev] Reporting Prolog Failures

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Sat Feb 17 16:59:45 MST 2007


On Sat, Feb 17, 2007 at 04:40:27PM -0700, David B Jackson alleged:
> Garrick,
> 
>   If a job's prolog fails with a JOB_EXEC_RETRY that exit code is attached
> to the job (-3) and nothing else is reported.  Users/Moab cannot
> determine what -3 actually means nor that the failure was associated
> with the prologue and not with the job.  What do you recommend?  Should
> we attach a message to the job via the comment field?  Should we create
> a new exit code which indicates prologue failure?

Isn't an error from the prologue the only possibility here?  I don't
think a job script can return a -3.



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