[IPython-dev] Before a patch for LSF support

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 14:18:18 EDT 2009

2009/8/10 Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com>:
>> I hope so! I don't think LSF requires to launch MPI_Init, but first, I
>> have to get access to the log files (I don't understand why they were
>> not copied, whereas the job was submitted).
> What log files are you referring to?  The IPython log files?  For the
> engine?  The Controller?  Where do they need to be copied?  Could you
> clarify?

Sorry, I meant the LSF log files. Maybe the job is submitted but
couldn't be run. I'll try again tomorrow, the cluster is back online.

>> >> Also, I've tried to extract the job id (it seems it is needed), but
>> >> the BatchEngineSet.parse_job_id extracts everything that is matched by
>> >> the regexp describing a job (it uses group()). I had to put "Job
>> >> <(\d+)>" as a regexp, so group() returns, for instance, "Job <1234>"
>> >> instead of "1234". I may submit a patch to get group(1) and modify the
>> >> PBS regexp accordingly.
>> >
>> > Yes, you will *very* likely have to modify the various regexps.
>> Is it needed to have the exact job ID ? Perhaps to kill the job?
> Yes, you definitely need the exact job ID to kill the job.

OK, this means I will modify the regexp and someone will have to check
the changes against PBS.

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