[torqueusers] how to get exit status

Dave Jackson jacksond at clusterresources.com
Fri Jan 20 12:28:52 MST 2006


Alexander,

  We may need an extension to qstat.  I believe the PBS/TORQUE API
reports an attribute of 'ccode' which is job completion code.  I will
verify this and if it is present, see about extending qstat to display
it.

Dave

On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 11:24 -0800, Alexander Saydakov wrote:
> Right, it does work in 2.0.0p5 (does not work in p4, by the way - I also
> have p4 installation around). Qstat shows the job with the status of 'C'
> (completed) for a specified period of time, but I don't see any exit code
> there. I would like to have the exit code from the actual script or binary.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Jackson [mailto:jacksond at clusterresources.com] 
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 10:45 AM
> To: Alexander Saydakov
> Cc: torqueusers at supercluster.org
> Subject: Re: [torqueusers] how to get exit status
> 
> Alexander,
> 
>   TORQUE supports a 'keep_completed attribute which causes TORQUE to
> maintain information regarding recently completed jobs and allows this
> info to be viewed via qstat.  The syntax for enabling this is
> 
> set queue <QUEUENAME> keep_completed = <SECONDS>
> 
> ie,
>   
> -------
> > qmgr
> 
> set queue batch keep_completed = 300
> -------
> 
>   For this feature, I would recommend you be running TORQUE 2.0.0 p5 or
> p6.  I believe the completed job info would also be available via the
> perl-PBS API.
> 
> Dave
> 
> On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 10:33 -0800, Alexander Saydakov wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > What is the best way to get the exit status of a job either on command
> > line or through perl-PBS?
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > I would like to submit jobs from an application, wait for them to
> > finish and check the exit status. The only way I see now is to parse
> > the output of tracejob, which is ugly and takes access to log files.
> > 
> >  
> > 
> > Thank you.
> > 
> > 
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