[torqueusers] Re: Epilogue script

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Tue Aug 29 11:58:33 MDT 2006


On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 01:40:49PM -0400, Glen Beane alleged:
> right - reaver can take care of those.
> 
> but scanning the ENV for a Job number is pretty much useless for jobs
> started with rsh or ssh,
> so I don't think adding in the environment scanning code directly into
> torque will be all that worth while.  If we're going to bother adding
> clean up code into torque, then it really should be able to take care
> of the rsh/ssh case, otherwise it really isn't very useful.
> 
> Maybe I'm beating a dead horse here, but I don't think this solution
> is going to satisfy many torque users

I agree.  The wish is to cleanup remote processes, but I don't see many
remote processes having PBS_JOBID set.



> On 8/29/06, Troy Baer <troy at osc.edu> wrote:
> >On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 12:37 -0400, Glen Beane wrote:
> >> and once you use mpiexec,  you have no real need to clean things up
> >> via the epilogue  :)
> >
> >At least until your users start running something that has an rsh- or
> >ssh-based parallel startup hard-coded into it.  My users have an uncanny
> >knack for finding codes like that... hence the development of reaver.
> >
> >        --Troy
> >--
> >Troy Baer                       troy at osc.edu
> >Science & Technology Support    http://www.osc.edu/hpc/
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> >
> >
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