[torquedev] New job_must_report pbs_server feature

Joshua Bernstein jbernstein at penguincomputing.com
Wed May 6 13:19:47 MDT 2009



Chris Samuel wrote:
> ----- "Al Taufer" <ataufer at clusterresources.com> wrote:
> 
>> We would like to add a new feature into the 2.3 and 2.4 Torque
>> branches.
> 
> Umm, do new features need to go into 2.3.x ?

Agreed. I thought that new features would only go into the 2.4 branch.

>> It would allow the server to be configured so that jobs
>> must report to the scheduler and be confirmed by the
>> scheduler before they are cleaned out. 
> 
> Maybe it's just because it's late here and I've had
> a long day, but I'm not quite sure what this addresses
> or what the effect is ?   Could you illustrate it with
> an example or two please ?

No, I was wondering the same thing. I'd be curious as to how a feature like this 
would be useful.

-Joshua Bernstein
Software Engineer
Penguin Computing


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