[GE users] Another shell for qtcsh

Charu Chaubal Charu.Chaubal at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 2 22:32:59 BST 2004


    [ The following text is in the "ISO-8859-1" character set. ]
    [ Your display is set for the "ISO-8859-10" character set.  ]
    [ Some special characters may be displayed incorrectly. ]

I seem to recall someone on this list who was working on a 'qbash'?  
Was it Ron Chen?

---Charu

On Sep 2, 2004, at 2:27 PM, Shannon V. Davidson wrote:

>  John,
>
>  Unfortunately, it's not possible to change qtcsh to use a different 
> shell such as bash.  The qtcsh program is based on a version of tcsh.  
> The tcsh source code has been modified to be "grid-engine-enabled".  
> The same thing could be done for bash, but this would require a 
> development effort by someone.
>
>  Shannon
>
>
>  John Ross wrote:
>
> I would like to avoid using qsh if possible however.
>
> I know I can put an entire login session into the grid, however I like 
> the
> ability of qtcsh to put specific commands into the grid.
>
> This means I can control when/where my users run the large commands, 
> but
> I don't interfere with people simply using the same shell to read 
> reports.
>
> On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, Chris Croswhite wrote:
>
>
> or you could change this globally so instead of using csh/tcsh, qsh
> would use bash
> qconf -mq <queue name>
>
> and modify the shell used.
>
>
>
> On Thu, 2004-09-02 at 12:20, John Ross wrote:
>
> Hi All.
>
> I'm wondering if there's a way to change the shell in qtcsh from tcsh 
> to
> bash.
>
> I have a number of users who run some a number large processes. I would
> like to use the features of qtcsh, but my users are familiar with bash 
> -
> and I don't want to have them setup their environments again and get 
> used
> to a new shell.
>
> At the same time, I would rather not have to have them use qsh, or 
> qlogin.
>
> Is it possible to simply change the shell that qtcsh uses?
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe at gridengine.sunsource.net
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help at gridengine.sunsource.net
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> ___________________________________________
>
> Shannon V. Davidson <svdavidson at swbell.net>
> Senior Software Engineer           Raytheon
> 636-479-7465 office        443-383-0331 fax
> ___________________________________________
>
>
>
###############################################################
# Charu V. Chaubal				# Phone: (650) 786-7672 (x87672)
# Grid Computing Technologist	# Fax:   (650) 786-4591
# Sun Microsystems, Inc.			# Email: charu.chaubal at sun.com
###############################################################




More information about the gridengine-users mailing list