[torqueusers] TORQUE 2.3.7 Released

Pete Schmitt peter.schmitt at dartmouth.edu
Thu Jul 9 02:13:38 MDT 2009

Looked at configure ---help and can't find anything to do with 
CLONE_BATCH_SIZE.  How is overriding CLONE_BATCH_SIZE accomplished?


Josh Butikofer wrote:
> Everyone,
> TORQUE 2.3.7 has been released. You can download it at:
> http://www.clusterresources.com/downloads/torque/torque-2.3.7.tar.gz
> This build has a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Here is a list of changes 
> from the CHANGELOG:
> c - crash     b - bug fix    e - enhancement    f - new feature
>    e - pbs_mom sisters can now tolerate an explicit group ID instead of only a
>        valid group name. This helps TORQUE be more robust to group lookup
>        failures.
>    b - fixed a bug where UNIX domain socket communication was failing when
>        "--disable-privports" was used.
>    e - add job exit status as 10th argument to the epilogue script
>    c - check filename for NULL to prevent crash
>    e - merged in more logging and NOSIGCHLDMOM capability from Yahoo branch
>    e - merged in new log_ext() function to allow more fine grained syslog events,
>        you can now specify severity level. Also added more logging statements
>    e - added code to allow compilers to override CLONE_BATCH_SIZE at configure
>        time (allows for finer grained control on how arrays are created)
>    e - added code which prefixes the severity tag on all log_ext() and log_err()
>        messages
>    e - added qmgr option accounting_keep_days, specifies how long to keep
>        accounting files.
>    e - changed mom config varattr so invoked script returns the varattr name
>        and value(s)
>    e - improved the performance of pbs_server when submitting large numbers of
>        jobs with dependencies defined
>    e - added new parameter "log_keep_days" to both pbs_server and pbs_mom.
>        specifies how long to keep log files before they are automatically removed
>    e - added qmgr server attribute lock_file, specifies where server lock file
>        is located
>    e - modified to allow retention of completed jobs across server shutdown
>    e - added job_must_report qmgr configuration which says the job must be
>        reported to scheduler. Added job attribute "reported". Added PURGECOMP
>        functionality which allows scheduler to confirm jobs are reported. Also
>        added -c option to qdel. Used to clean up unreported jobs.
>    b - fix so interactive jobs run when using $job_output_file_umask userdefault
>    b - changes to improve the qstat -x XML output and documentation
>    b - fix truncated output in qmgr (peter h IPSec+jan n NANCO)
>    b - fix so find_resc_entry still works after setting server extra_resc
>    b - change so set_jobexid() gets called if JOB_ATR_egroup is not set
>    b - fixed memory issue (underallocated array for a string)
> Thanks for everyone who contributed to this release!
> Regards,

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