[torquedev] DRMAA Native specification

Scott Wilson scott at epistemy.com
Mon Aug 30 03:11:02 MDT 2010


On 25 Aug 2010, at 11:03, Scott Wilson wrote:

> Mariusz,
> That's excellent. It works with both my C and, more importantly, the Java that will end up in production. The native spec works, and it returns sensible error messages when you try to do something that isn't supported. Hurrah!
> 
> To the developers in general, where are the limitations of the included DRMAA bindings documented? The only reference I can find to them is the --enable-drmaa configuration option.

*ahem*

Regards,
Scott

> Regards,
> Scott
> 
> 
> Scott Wilson
> Epistemy
> 
> On 24 Aug 2010, at 12:17, Mariusz Mamoński wrote:
> 
>> Hi Scott,
>> 
>> As i remember the DRMAA shipped with torque is quite old, and its
>> simple does not support the native specification. Please try this one:
>> 
>> http://fury.man.poznan.pl/~mmamonski/PL-Grid/pbs_drmaa-1.0.2.tar.gz
>> 
>> this is an active developer version that i'm using in current project
>> and it supports basic native specification like -l nodes, -q ...
>> 
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> On 24 August 2010 13:04, Scott Wilson <scott at epistemy.com> wrote:
>>> I'm having problems using the native specification of the DRMAA bindings.
>>> I'd been using self-wrapped Java bindings and having no luck, so I've
>>> finally got round to hammering out some C to test the bindings directly.
>>> It would seem that the native specification attribute is being ignored,
>>> which is important as this is the only way to request resources from DRMAA.
>>> For instance, even when the native specification is set to "-l nodes=2", the
>>> job still runs with one node.
>>> I enclose the C code I'm using for testing. It's modified from one of the
>>> Sun Grid Engine examples. I would be obliged if someone could look it over
>>> to see if I have made any mistakes in my usage - I couldn't find any
>>> explicit documentation of what TORQUE expects in the native spec - before I
>>> submit a bug report.
>>> Regards,
>>> Scott
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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