[torqueusers] Torque 2.1.8 and "-W umask=22" problems

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 15:36:04 MDT 2008


I'll try to take a look at this, since I am the one that added the -W umask=
feature into TORQUE.

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 4:10 PM, Joshua Butikofer <josh at clusterresources.com>
wrote:

> Randy,
>
> After thinking about this some more, I remember seeing a bug like this in
> TORQUE 2.3. It had to do
> with the pbs_mom config file's $umask setting, however. TORQUE was not
> properly parsing/applying the
> umask. This was fixed in post TORQUE 2.3 snapshots. I'm not really a TORQUE
> developer, so I don't
> know for sure, but the code could be the same for the $umask pbs_mom config
> and the job submission
> umask. In other words, this might be fixed in TORQUE 2.3 snapshots. Sorry I
> don't know more. :P
>
> --Josh B.
>
> Randy Philipp wrote:
> > I tried that.  I used "-W umask=0022", but from the permission of the
> > output file, it looks like the umask is set to 26, which just so happens
> > to be octal for 22 decimal.
> >
> > Randy Philipp
> >
> > Joshua Butikofer wrote:
> >> Randy,
> >>
> >> I know that more recent versions of TORQUE use strtol() to parse the
> >> input, but doesn't specify
> >> which base the number is in. This means if you place a 0 in front of
> >> your number it should read it
> >> in as octal.
> >>
> >> Example:
> >>
> >> -W umask=0666
> >>
> >> --Josh B.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Randy Philipp wrote:
> >>> I have been trying to use the "-W umask=" option in Torque 2.1.8, and
> it
> >>> appears that it is option is takes a decimal value instead of the
> >>> standard octal value you usually use with the umask command.  Is this a
> >>> known issue, and is there patch for Torque, or has this been resolved
> in
> >>> Torque 2.1.10?  Thanks for your help.
> >>>
> >>> Randy Philipp
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