[torqueusers] qpeek in contrib

Craig Tierney craig.tierney at noaa.gov
Tue Jul 31 12:39:11 MDT 2012

On 7/31/12 4:35 AM, Gareth.Williams at csiro.au wrote:
> Hi,
> We've found a need for a command to look at jobs output before it is finished so tried the qpeek script from OSC in the torque contrib directory.  With a few
> minor mods it works fine but I want to check a few things (different people may be needed to answer each question):
> 1) That qpeek is marked: Copyright 2001, Ohio Supercomputer Center but with no author or licensing info. Since it is clearly in a contrib(uted) section of an
> open source project I'm assuming that modifying it for local use is fair game - though I'd be cautious about redistributing changes.  Does anyone know
> better?
> 2) If I improve that qpeek, who might I contribute the changes back to?
> 3) Does anyone have an alternative to share?  I see nf.nci.org.au has a qcat which serves a similar purpose with a mixture of more and less functionality (it
> will also show the script but does not head, tail or follow).
> Frankly I'd prefer not to write my own!


Do you have a shared filesystem between your systems?
If so, why not enable "$spool_as_final_name true" in



> Thanks,
> Gareth
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