[torqueusers] pbs_server and nodes file how to handle comments

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Fri Mar 24 00:36:37 MST 2006

On Mar 23, 2006, at 5:28 PM, Garrick Staples wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 09:45:39AM +0100, Bas van der Vlies alleged:
>> version: 2.0.0p8
>> We use comments in our nodes file, which version it is and so on.  
>> These
>> comments are removes if we set an node manually offline with qmgr.  
>> The
>> nodes files is rewritten without the comments. Is this a bug?
> Was the behaviour any different at any point before 2.0.0p8?  That  
> code
> probably dates back to openpbs.
No. I just noticed it, because our node file is under version  
control. We have a
database from which we generate the node files for the different  

> While it is odd that nodes is being rewritten on a state change, it  
> will
> never handle comments.  Any time you add or remove node properties,  
> you
> will lose your comments.
Oke that is clear.  I also find it odd that the node file is  
rewritten when there is
a state change

Bas van der Vlies
basv at sara.nl

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