[torqueusers] wait for job completion

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Thu May 28 21:23:22 MDT 2009

On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Tony Schreiner <schreian at bc.edu> wrote:
> I'm transitioning a cluster from Platform/LSF to Torque, and one of
> the ways the cluster is used is to run jobs submitted over a web cgi
> front end. In the cases that the run is short enough, the results
> would be returned on a web page.  This relied on the bsub -K option in
> LSF which doesn't return control to the shell until the job is finished.
> Is there something equivalent in Torque? Or has anybody hacked another
> way to do this? I can imagine setting up a semaphore file on a shared
> directory, but I'm hoping for something simpler.

how does LSF behave if you kill bsub before the job finishes?  Does
the job still finish or does the job get canceled?  Does still go to a

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