[torqueusers] MOM log file rotation

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Sep 5 13:33:54 MDT 2007


On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 12:29:36PM -0700, Joshua Bernstein alleged:
> Hi,
> 
> 	I really like the way that pbs_mom handles log files by naming them 
> with the date, and then automatically rotating them when the date changes.
> 
> 	I have a few comments though:
> 
> 1) I see that pbs_mom takes -L option to override the log file location, 
> but if the argument to -L is a directory, then log creation fails.
> 
> 2) If I specify an argument to -L, then pbs_mom no longer manages the 
> file by naming it correctly, and properly rotating it.
> 
> It would be a nice if when the argument to -L is a directory, pbs_mom 
> simply uses that directory and manages the logs as it would if there was 
> no -L argument.
> 
> I could try and supply a patch to 2.1.8 to attempt to do this, but I'm 
> not sure the implications this would have to binaries like tracejob and 
> other accounting systems, such as the Moab tools.

Just symlink mom_logs to wherever you want?

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