[torquedev] Re: [torqueusers] Rerunnable Flag

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Thu Aug 21 11:51:08 MDT 2008


On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 10:50:42AM -0400, Glen Beane alleged:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 6:51 AM, Chad Vizino <vizino at psc.edu> wrote:
> 
> > We have changed the default at our site to *not* rerunnable.  Check out
> > src/server/req_quejob.c to change the default at the server.  Look for the
> > comment:
> >
> >      /* Interactive jobs are necessarily not rerunable */
> >
> > And get rid of the "if" condition around these lines just after that:
> >
> >      pj->ji_wattr[(int)JOB_ATR_rerunable].at_val.at_long = 0;
> >      pj->ji_wattr[(int)JOB_ATR_rerunable].at_flags |= ATR_VFLAG_SET;
> 
> 
> wouldn't this make every job non rerunnable?  I think Chris had the right
> idea, patch qsub so by default if the user does not specify the rerunable
> flag it does not default to true.
> 
> We could easily make the default FALSE in qsub if no one has any reason to
> object (or make it a ./configure option)

Build-time flags are bad.  Makes it hard to distribute binaries.

Just add a another parameter to torque.cfg.  That's where qsub's other run-time
defaults go.

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