[GE users] end job

Chris Dagdigian dag at sonsorol.org
Thu Oct 9 02:43:50 BST 2008

Is there any plan to put "qevent" into SGE formally? Seems rather  


On Oct 8, 2008, at 8:10 AM, Ron Chen wrote:

> Are you just looking for a particular job, or you have many jobs  
> that you want to monitor?
> There is a command called qevent. With qevent, you are not pulling  
> the qmaster for updates, but rather the qmaster sends out "event"  
> updates to all subscribers, and it's a more scalable way. There is  
> no manpage for qevent. But if you just run with the "-help" option,  
> you will see the basic usage, and you can search the list  
> discussions as well.
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=users&msgNo=2910
> However, you will need to compile from source to get its binary.  
> It's a small program (less than 1000 lines of C), and you can add  
> all sorts of hacks in qevent. A few years ago, I added the wait  
> function to wait for a job:
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg? 
> listName=dev&msgNo=774
> -Ron

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