[GE users] question regarding email notification

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Sep 3 09:14:41 BST 2007


Am 03.09.2007 um 09:15 schrieb Oded Haim-Langford:
> Is there an option to get a notification about a job that is going  
> to be aborted a period of time before it is actually aborted.
> I implemented a queue timeout. And I wish to give the users a fair  
> warning before their job is actually aborted e.g. X minutes before.
> I saw the notify parameter for a queue but I wish to avoid writing  
> USR1/USR2 handlers and wrappers for the applications. Is there  
> another way?
what is the purpose of this warning?

If a timelimit is defined, it can't be extended later while the job  
is running. So you are right, that the job script could be used to  
send an email before the job is actually killed, but you can't do  
anything to change it.

-- Reuti

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