[torqueusers] kill_delay

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Thu Jan 4 14:38:32 MST 2007


On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 10:11:25AM -0800, Peter Wyckoff alleged:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> 1. does kill_delay apply to all times sigint is set including cancel and 
> normal termination?

kill_delay only comes into play with a job delete.  Normal termination
implies the processes are already exiting.

> 2. if the process does exit before the kill_delay, are all the resources 
> freed up at that time rather than waiting and

The SIGKILL is only sent if the job hasn't exited.  When the job exits,
it exits and everything is freed.

> 3. what is the maximum delay?

It is a signed long, so something like 70 years on 32bit.



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