[torqueusers] Question to Torque community regarding display of completed jobs in qstat
Craig Tierney - NOAA Affiliate
craig.tierney at noaa.gov
Wed Dec 5 09:57:54 MST 2012
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 2:42 PM, David Beer <dbeer at adaptivecomputing.com>wrote:
>> 3) Unless I reachitect our Torque servers, users never have any access to
>> the information to get the exit status from the log files. Plus that still
>> requires parsing ascii log files which is not efficient (where keeping the
>> exit code in memory is efficient).
> The qstat -f output for a job is a way to get the exit status for a job.
> $ qstat -f 192 | grep exit
> exit_status = 0
This is exactly what I want to do. But that requires setting
keep_completed_jobs to 86400. This means I will have 30000+ jobs in
completed state, slowing down the response of qstat (and I doubt people
want to see the completed jobs most of the time). Hence the point of this
> David Beer | Senior Software Engineer
> Adaptive Computing
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