[GE users] SGE6.0u1 and user hold and -sync issue

Fred L Youhanaie fly at anydata.co.uk
Wed Jan 12 15:41:21 GMT 2005

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Hi Wilfried,

Wilfried Gaensheimer wrote:
> BTW, is "qerr" a real tool? It's not in the SGE6 installation.
> I'm asking, because I'm seeking a way to retrieve the exit value
> of previous jobs with avoiding the qacct overhead. Using qacct seems to 
> be not reliable, e.g. if the next job is following very shortly after 
> the previous completed.

"qerr" is just a name I invented for a hypothetical utility. You should 
be able to write a perl (or even awk) wrapper for 'qacct -j <jobid>' and 
then extract the appropriate fields such as 'taskid' and 'exit_status'. 
See the man page for accounting for details.


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