[torquedev] qalter with blank walltimes sets walltime to zero
garrick at usc.edu
Wed Jun 18 12:30:56 MDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 11:45:46PM +1000, Chris Samuel alleged:
> Hi all,
> We've found recently that if you happen to do:
> qalter -l walltime= 12:0:0 12345
> to set job 12345 to now be 12 hours, the job dies
> immediately and you get an error about an illegal
> job id.
> This is because the space results in the walltime of
> 12345 being set to 0:0:0 and it immediately gets killed
> by pbs_mom (quite understandably).
> I can't see any reason why setting the walltime to 0
> should be valid, but digging around in the code it looks
> like decode_time() in src/lib/Libattr/attr_fn_time.c
> specifically accepts that as valid and sets the time to 0.
There are lots of ways to typo and break things. Not all of them need to be
Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California
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