[torqueusers] File staging syntax

André Gemünd andre.gemuend at scai.fraunhofer.de
Thu Sep 29 02:09:36 MDT 2011


Did you ever find time to reproduce this? It would be nice to know the exact version this changed in, for the bug report on the related software.

Greetings
André

----- Ursprüngliche Mail -----
> Hello Ken,
> 
> you just need two stagein or stageout files in one line:
> 
> [andre at gloria pbs]$ cat pbstest
> #!/bin/bash
> #PBS -S /bin/bash
> #PBS -q local
> #PBS -W
> stagein=foo at gloria.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de:/tmp/foo,stagein=foo2 at gloria.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de:/tmp/foo2
> #PBS -m n
> echo "foo"
> [andre at gloria pbs]$ qsub pbstest
> qsub: illegal -W value
> 
> [andre at gloria pbs]$ cat pbstest
> #!/bin/bash
> #PBS -S /bin/bash
> #PBS -q local
> #PBS -W
> stagein=foo at gloria.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de:/tmp/foo,foo2 at gloria.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de:/tmp/foo2
> #PBS -m n
> echo "foo"
> [andre at gloria pbs]$ qsub pbstest
> qsub: illegal -W value
> 
> [andre at gloria pbs]$ cat pbstest
> #!/bin/bash
> #PBS -S /bin/bash
> #PBS -q local
> #PBS -W stagein=foo at gloria.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de:/tmp/foo
> #PBS -W stagein=foo2 at gloria.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de:/tmp/foo2
> #PBS -m n
> echo "foo"
> [andre at gloria pbs]$ qsub pbstest
> 435688.tonia.d-grid.scai.fraunhofer.de
> 
> So neither the old, nor the new syntax of specifying multiple files
> per -W works anymore.
> 
> gLite CREAM (http://glite.cern.ch/glite-CREAM/) generates these lines
> with its wrapper script. So this is basically a bug in that software
> (which is easy to solve), but it would have been nice to be notified
> of the change.
> 
> Greetings
> André
> 
> > Andre
> > 
> > Can you send your qsub or msub line?
> > 
> > Can you send your script as well?
> 
> > > is it possible that the -W syntax changed again between 2.5.5 and
> > > 2.5.8? We were using 2.5.5 without problems, but since I upgraded
> > > to
> > > 2.5.8 yesterday, PBS scripts with more than one file per staging
> > > line failed with "illegal -W syntax". I had to change the scripts
> > > to
> > > use seperate -W lines for every file. I didn't see this in the
> > > changelog, or maybe I just missed it?
> 
> 
> 
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> André Gemünd
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> andre.gemuend at scai.fraunhofer.de
> Tel: +49 2241 14-2193
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André Gemünd
Fraunhofer-Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing
andre.gemuend at scai.fraunhofer.de
Tel: +49 2241 14-2193
/C=DE/O=Fraunhofer/OU=SCAI/OU=People/CN=Andre Gemuend


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