[GE users] Proposal for an improvement in script inst_sge

Marco Donauer Marco.Donauer at Sun.COM
Fri Jan 21 13:39:30 GMT 2005

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I had alook on you Issue, concerning the argument order.
Does the install script fail, so I mean does it exit or is the behaviour 
of gridengine wrong?
I made a test and the installation script runs with -m -afs and -afs -m
What is the entry within your bootstrap file? There should be a 
product_mode is it set to afs?


Wolfgang Friebel wrote:

> Hi,
> when looking to
> gridengine/source/dist/inst_sge
> there is a single loop (in the CVS version starting at line 107) to 
> process the arguments. This may lead to wrong results depending on the 
> order of the switches on the command line (and in fact does for the 
> switch -afs). I suggest to split this loop into two:
> The first loop should process those arguments that do only influence 
> Variables (like -bup -rst -afs etc.).
> The second loop should process those arguments that do depend on 
> variables which might have been altered in the first loop. That is 
> especially the case for the -m switch, but also others might be affected.
> Observed error:
> install_qmaster -afs is executing
>    exec ./inst_sge -m -afs
> This produces a non AFS aware installation while
>    exec ./inst_sge -afs -m
> does give the expected behaviour.
> Best regards

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