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

Ken Nielson knielson at adaptivecomputing.com
Wed Jul 21 15:26:28 MDT 2010


On 07/21/2010 03:24 PM, Glen Beane wrote:
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> On Jul 21, 2010, at 4:05 PM, Stuart Barkley<stuartb at 4gh.net>  wrote:
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>> 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.
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>> 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.
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>> For a user with tcsh as the default shell there are two problems:
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>> - The startup command fails to find the source script.  This can be
>> overcome by using the -S option to use bash instead.
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>> - 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.
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>> For a bash user this problem occurs if they have the failglob option
>> set in their .bashrc.
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>> Stuart
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> 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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I await your checkin.

It's always something.

Ken


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