[torqueusers] torque.cfg attributes

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 10:21:29 MST 2009

I added quick descriptions of everything in the qsub man page in trunk

I'm still not sure why you would need to set some of them, but at
least they all have at least some description of what they do

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 12:18 PM, Josh Butikofer
<josh at clusterresources.com> wrote:
> Glen,
> Thanks for doing this. Once we get some of them better documented, let us
> all know, and I'll make sure our doc guys get the website updated as well.
> Josh Butikofer
> Cluster Resources, Inc.
> #############################
> Glen Beane wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:43 PM, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 05:11:55PM +0800, onceihave alleged:
>>>> Hi all:
>>>> I find the torque.cfg wiki page at clusterresources is already out of
>>>> date. I fail to find other explanation how to set some attributes of them,
>>>> I am not sure these attributes are really used by qsub. What I read is
>>>> qsub command does read cfg file. Does anyone have advice about that, and how
>>>> to set these attributes if they are really used?
>>> Yes, they are used, but generally not needed.  They just override some
>>> defaults
>>> for a few corner cases.
>>> The exact list of supported options depends on your version of torque.
>>>  Look at
>>> src/cmds/qsub.c (in main(), right after the call to load_config()) for
>>> your
>>> exact list.
>>> It is quite unfortunate that the torque.cfg options aren't in the qsub
>>> manpage.
>> I started adding them to the qsub manpage in trunk a while ago.  I
>> added a new torque.cfg option to control the default value of the
>> rerunnable attribute, and I documented that and listed some others
>> that I knew about from looking at the qsub source code but I didn't
>> have descriptions for most of them because I didn't investigate them
>> to see exactly what they all did.
>> I just added a second new torque.cfg parameter to trunk and I also
>> documented that in the man page.
>> I'll try to get some more documented.
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