[torqueusers] Jobstarter

Dave Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Wed Jul 27 13:39:35 MDT 2005


  This patch is available in the TORQUE 1.2.0 pre-patch 6 snapshots.
Please let us know if there are any other OSC patches which we are


On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 13:55 -0400, Troy Baer wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 10:35 -0800, Rayson Ho wrote:
> > Exporting the variable at the time of job submission is not what I want. I
> > want to have a script that is run before the job, and sets up the right
> > environment variables, and then starts the job.
> > 
> > AFAIK, the job is not a child of the prolog, and thus wouldn't get the
> > environment variables from there.
> It has always been the case with PBS/TORQUE that the job is a child of
> pbs_mom rather than the prologue.
> The way we've always handled this is to have a script that gets sourced
> by /etc/profile or /etc/cshrc that sets up the environment variables we
> want, and then made sure that PBS jobs thought they were logins.  Pete
> W.'s shell-use-argv patch seems to help with this, but it doesn't seem
> to have been applied to TORQUE; see http://www.osc.edu/~pw/pbs/ for
> details.
> 	--Troy

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