[GE users] Can SGE kill all the subprocesses created by pilot jobs even when they have different UIDs?

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Sep 17 10:39:32 BST 2007

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Am 14.09.2007 um 14:58 schrieb Gon?alo Borges:

> There is a group responsible for deploying SGE in EGEE Grid  
> project, and to properly interface it with gLite, the EGEE middleware.
> I send you a question asked by one of EGEE gLite staff:
>> there is an idea to use glexec on the WN to allow for generic
>> pilot jobs submitted by the VO for all its users.  The question is:
>> can SGE still do a proper cleanup of such jobs, or does it
>> expect all subprocesses (and files) to have the UID of the
>> Would SGE kill all the subprocesses created by
>> the pilot job, even when they have different UIDs?
> I think We need some opinion of the experts in this...

what do you mean by "pilot job" (the jobscript?) and "different  
UIDs"? If SGE runs a job as user xyz, it can't change during it's  
lifetime to abc.

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