[torqueusers] pbstop in contrib

jacksond at supercluster.org jacksond at supercluster.org
Wed Sep 29 11:20:49 MDT 2004


   Thanks for the update.  The XCAT folks mentioned that this was a very 
useful tool and asked to add it.  We will upgrade to the latest release. 
Please let us know if you would like any modifications to the contrib 
README or any other changes.


On Tue, 28 Sep 2004, Garrick Staples wrote:

> Hi all,
>   I just noticed, while looking at Nico's spec files, that pbstop was in
> the contrib directory!  I didn't know it was in there!
> Did I actually contribute it?  I don't think I did.  While I'm happy to see it
> there, I haven't thought the code was "production ready".  Though I suppose I
> shouldn't say anything since it's been included for quite a long time in xCAT.
> But now that you have it, please grab the latest copy from
> http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~garrick/pbstop as it contains many bugfixes and
> enhancements.  The biggest bugfix is that it now displays correctly when more
> than 54 jobs are running (it now reuses letters).  The biggest enhancement is
> that it now reads /etc/pbstoprc and ~/.pbstoprc, looking for name=value pairs
> to set those config variables near the top of the script.
> I'm also working on a full perl module to interface with the C libs.  When
> it's done, all of this will have proper makefiles, readmes, changelogs, etc.

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