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

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 20:44:01 MDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Joshua Bernstein
<jbernstein at penguincomputing.com> wrote:
> Ken Nielson wrote:
>> On 07/21/2010 03:24 PM, Glen Beane wrote:
>>> 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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>> I await your checkin.
>> It's always something.
> Its for this reason why Chris suggested waiting some period time between
> beta release and a final release.

this has been corrected.  Grab 2.5-fixes from svn if you would like to test

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