[torqueusers] Rotating Log Compile Option

Jerry Smith jdsmit at sandia.gov
Fri Jun 2 08:40:23 MDT 2006

On 6/2/06 7:35 AM, "Stewart.Samuels at sanofi-aventis.com"
<Stewart.Samuels at sanofi-aventis.com> wrote:

> Hello, 
> Would it be possible to include compile-time options that would tell Torque to
> prune log files after a specified number have already been created?  The idea
> would be to create a similar situation as the Linux /var/log/messages scenario
> in which for example, only 5 log files are kept.  Currently, Torque creates an
> infinite (limited by disk space) number of log files for mom, server, and
> accounting files.  It would be nice to have sites specify how many of each of
> the files they would like to keep.

 I would like to chime in on this, if this is implemented please make an
option (perhaps the default), to keep all logs.  Job/server history is
valuable in debugging, not to mention metric generation for use of the

Jerry D. Smith II
Sandia National Labs

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