[torquedev] Error in init.d/pbs_mom

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Mon Nov 30 15:43:14 MST 2009


Joshua Bernstein wrote:
> Hey Guys,
>
> I just pulled down the torque 2.4.2.tar.gz to work on the bug that Glen 
> mentioned regarding mpiexec. The first thing I notice is that there is a new 
> pbs_mom script that errors as follows:
>
> [root at goldstar torque]# /etc/init.d/pbs_mom status
> /etc/init.d/pbs_mom: line 26: syntax error near unexpected token `fi'
> /etc/init.d/pbs_mom: line 26: `fi'
>
> Basically the patch for the fix looks something like this:
>
> --- /etc/init.d/pbs_mom.orig    2009-11-30 22:08:46.000000000 -0800
> +++ /etc/init.d/pbs_mom 2009-11-30 22:08:50.000000000 -0800
> @@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ args=""
>   if [ -z "$previous" ];then
>      # being run manually, don't disturb jobs
>      args="-p"
> -elif
> +else
>      args="-q"
>   fi
>
> Now while I haven't checked to see if this is fixed in the 2.4-fixes branch, 
> this is pretty embarrassing that it was release this glaringly obviously broken.
>
> If its already fixed, then its not a problem, if not, I'm surprised nobody has 
> caught it, or mentioned it yet. Either way its still silly not to catch 
> something like this.
>
> Is there some sort of test plan that is in place for testing TORQUE before its 
> released?
>
> -Joshua Bernstein
> Senior Software Engineer
> Penguin Computing
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>   
Joshua,

This has been fixed by Al it looks like. I will forward this to our 
testing team and ask them to add a test in their regression so we don't 
see it again.

Ken


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