[GE users] Setting permissions for -e -o output

John Coldrick jc at axyzfx.com
Mon Nov 7 17:38:16 GMT 2005


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On Monday 07 November 2005 11:55, John Coldrick wrote:
> 	Running a SUSE 10 grid with a SUSE 9.3 qmaster...

	Sorry, to append to that - we're running SGE 6.0u6.  :)

	Cheers,

	J.C.

>
>
> 	We have a scenario where the standard output or error for some SGE tasks
> may need to be overwritten by different users.  The problem is that despite
> having umasks for all users set to 000, SGE insists on writing out these
> files with permissions set to -rw-r--r--.  I've configured
>
> 	 /etc/csh.login.local
>
> to contain the umask, logging in as that user on all machines has the mask
> set correctly.
>
> 	I've been wracking my brains to figure out where SGE would be grabbing
> this permission mask from, or whether it's hardwired internally(doubtful). 
>  I sure didn't want to set root's umask to 000...:P
>
> 	Our workaround is to check for and delete the file if the ownership is
> wrong, or simply rename them, but I'm wondering if there's a more elegant
> method.
>
> 	Thanks
>
> 	J.C.

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