[GE users] Selecting jobs by name

Charu Chaubal Charu.Chaubal at Sun.COM
Fri May 14 23:27:49 BST 2004


If you are using 5.3, then the only place you can use job names is when doing 
qsub -hold_jid <name or JID> for dependencies.

Grid Engine 6 has full support for job names everywhere, eg, qalter, qdel, 
qstat, etc.

Regards,
	Charu


John Coldrick wrote:
> 	How can I qalter or delete a bunch of jobs in the queue based on their
> name?  If this is clear, ignore the rest...and put me out of my
> misery...:)
> 
> 	I'm sure I've done it before, but I'm drawing a blank and I can't seem
> to find it in the man.  If I have several hundred jobs in the queue, 50
> might be from one task, 70 from another, and they're all inter-mingled. 
> I would like to delete all of the jobs from a particular task.  A
> typical naming scheme for our jobs would be:
> 
> 	Renderer.SceneNumber.LayerNumber.FrameNumber
> 
> 	for example
> 
> 	...
> 	M.Sc01.Lions.0023
> 	M.Sc04.Tigers.0101
> 	M.Sc01.Lions.0024
> 	M.Sc04.Bears.0002
> 	...
> 
> 	I want to delete, or even qalter(to get them isolated) all the Sc01
> Lions jobs and leave the rest...
> 
> 	Thanks
> 
> 	J.C.
> 

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