[torquedev] recent torque changes

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 01:38:38 MST 2008


On Feb 2, 2008 3:29 AM, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 02:45:51AM -0500, Glen Beane alleged:
> > I've just checked in some changes into trunk that increase the
> PBS_JOBBASE
> > constant from 11 to 61.  This allows for 64 char .JB and .SC files on
> > pbs_server/pbs_mom
> >
> > the previous 14 char limit was too small when you combine large job
> sequence
> > nubmers and large job arrays - we just couldn't hash those 11 characters
> > enough to make the neessary number of unique file names.
> >
> > This should help the job arrays scale much better.
> >
> > .JB files with the old size for their jobbase array are automatically
> > upgraded when pbs_server starts
> > we used a similar auto upgrader from 2.1.x to 2.2.0.  the only down side
> is
> > if you upgrade to 2.3.x you wouldn't be able to recover your jobs if you
> > downgrade back to 2.2.x (they will be renamed as .BD files I think)
>
> Btw, nice touch with printjob.


I figured now that there is a version in the struct we should check it
before priting so we don't end up printing garbage


I've got a bunch of bug fixes to job arrays in here and Garrick just did a
bunch of fixes and improvements so we would  appreciate bug testers!
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