[torqueusers] Re: torqueusers Digest, Vol 26, Issue 5

Rob torque at theknack.net
Tue Sep 5 21:47:17 MDT 2006

For PBS to handle this automatically, it would potentially have to keep 
the history of completed jobs forever!

What I do is submit my first job with -h so it doesn't start right 
away.  Then I qrls it after all its dependencies have been enqueued.


>Message: 2
>Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2006 12:45:27 -0700
>From: "Sam Rash" <srash at yahoo-inc.com>
>Subject: [torqueusers] dependencies on completed jobs
>To: <torqueusers at supercluster.org>
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>So we've noticed that if we submit job A, then submit job B which depends on
>A (-W depend=afterok:B_job_id), and A has already completed (we have
>keep_completed set to at least 30 min), B get stuck in the hold state.  Is
>this intentional?  Or a bug?
>It seems like B should surely run.
>(maybe A updates its dependents when it completes and B won't check

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