[torqueusers] Re: kill_delay

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Tue Feb 27 15:08:12 MST 2007


On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:50:42AM +0100, Roy Dragseth alleged:
> After some tinkering with the code I've come to the conclusion that the kill 
> loop makes a lot of sense for parallel jobs, as you want to give an mpi 
> launcher the time to clean up before it is killed with an untrappable signal.  

But why loop over SIGKILL?  It is untrappable and will eventually be
delivered even if the process is stuck in IO wait.



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