[torquedev] [Bug 82] Unnecessary code in send_job

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Mon Nov 22 18:09:57 MST 2010


--- Comment #3 from Glen <glen.beane at gmail.com> 2010-11-22 18:09:57 MST ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> job_purge() changes and deletes files on disk. It doesn't matter if it is
> called from a child process; it is still an important function.
> There might be some bug or not. I don't know. I'm not commenting on that. I'm
> just saying that the requirement for job_purge is not invalidated by being
> called from a child process.

this is a good point, we need to make sure that the files associated with the
job get cleaned up, but the parent process must call job_purge() at some point,
otherwise the job would persist in the parent process's linked lists
indefinitely (until a reboot, at which time the job would not be recovered
because the job_purge called by the child removed the files).

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