[torqueusers] mpiexec problem (was Re: TORQUE torque-2.4.3-snap.200912031436.tar.gz available for download_

Justin Bronder jsbronder at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 08:34:49 MST 2009


On 04/12/09 15:19 +0100, Martin MOKREJŠ wrote:
> Troy Baer wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 00:34 +0100, Martin MOKREJŠ wrote:
> >> Troy Baer wrote:
> >>> Have you ever tried "mpiexec [mpiexec_args] -- prog [progr_args]" to
> >>> keep mpiexec from trying to parse the program's arguments?  (That's a
> >>> fairly standard UNIX trick to keep programs for being overly aggressive
> >>> in parsing their command line arguments.)
> >> I tried now ;-) but that fools osc-mpiexec and it dies and prints usage info. ;))
> > 
> > What was the complete command line you ran that gave this result?
> > 
> > The Gentoo ticket you filed doesn't have enough information to diagnose
> > the problem IMHO.  You really ought to include the complete set of error
> > messages that your sample job generated.
> 
> osc-mpiexec -v -v -n 4 -- blastpgp -v 3 -b 1 -d /home/me/protein.sequences.fa -i /home/me/Parameciumtetraurelia.fas -o /tmp/blast.out -a 4
> 
> 
...
> 
> I brought this to osc-mpiexec email list (please see several postings in the archive on this,
> http://email.osc.edu/pipermail/mpiexec/2009/001063.html). They claim they do not see a problem
> in their code and they say they cannot reproduce it.
> 
> Unfortunately the Gentoo ebuild have some extra patches so that is maybe why I have the problems.

The only patching I'm doing is renaming the binary and manpages so that OSC's
mpiexec can coexist with mpich2/openmpi.

> 
> However, I do not want to spoil the torqueusers archives at the moment as it seems to me it is
> probably around osc-mpiexec or mpich2 ... although osc-mpiexec is not linked against mpich2
> but rather against libtorque ... well, I do not know more at the moment. ;)
> 
> But thanks! Definitely two issues with argument handling exist.
> M.
> 
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