[torqueusers] new perl-PBS and pbstop 0.23

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Tue Jul 5 13:20:37 MDT 2005

I just realized that newer torque changed the number of args to rpp_open().
This means the PBS_wrap.c that I ship won't build.  The quick fix is obviously
to just touch PBS.i and remake so that a new PBS_wrap.c is generated.

Unfortunately I have a slight bug in Makefile.PL that prevents it from building
the new PBS_wrap.c correctly.  Just change the swig line to look like this:

	\$(SWIG) -perl5 $DHAVE_RPP_H $DHAVE_RM_H -I$PBS_INCLUDE ${modname}.i

You only need to worry about this if the build failed with an error message
about rpp_open().

I'm working on detecting the number of args to rpp_open() and acting

On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 06:07:18PM -0700, Garrick Staples alleged:
> New perl-PBS 0.23 is up at http://www-rcf.usc.edu/~garrick/perl-PBS/
> This is a perl binding for the Portable Batch System client library (as from
> OpenPBS or Torque).  This allows you to stat the server, nodes, or jobs, submit
> jobs, alter jobs, etc.  Demo code and a complete Curses-based interactive
> monitoring program called 'pbstop', are included.
> Having pbstop is really the whole point to having the perl module.
> The perl module is pretty much unchanged from 0.19, but pbstop has had a lot of
> improvements.  The complete changelog is there online, but the highlights are:
>    Better screen handling; it doesn't flicker or corrupt as much.
>    Faster!  pbstop was profiled and is *much* faster on large clusters.
>    The main grid now auto-scales to the width of your terminal!
>    New admin functions!  Thanks to newly implemented featuritis, you can mark nodes
>      offline, cancel jobs, quickly view the state of all nodes in a job, and more!
> Please let me know what I broke.
> -- 
> Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
> University of Southern California

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Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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