[torqueusers] 2.5 (beta) array job issue (filenames)

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 15:24:45 MDT 2010





On Jul 21, 2010, at 4:05 PM, Stuart Barkley <stuartb at 4gh.net> wrote:

> I'm seeing a problem with the 2.5 beta version and array jobs.  This
> probably applies to the released 2.5.0 version, I don't see anything
> in the diffs related to this problem.
> 
> Various file names for array jobs have the array instance number
> inside square brackets.  This create problems for certain user shell
> configurations which interpret this as a pattern match instead of just
> using the filename.
> 
> For a user with tcsh as the default shell there are two problems:
> 
> - The startup command fails to find the source script.  This can be
> overcome by using the -S option to use bash instead.
> 
> - The scp copy of the output file back to the users system also fails
> for apparently a similar reason.  Using qsub -S does not seem to work
> around this problem.
> 
> For a bash user this problem occurs if they have the failglob option
> set in their .bashrc.
> 
> Stuart

Thanks for the bug report. I will fix this in subversion tonight. I would suggest that CRI releases 2.5.2 after the fix is in place


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