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Re: [Condor-users] feature request - vacate disabling by job
- Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 16:19:58 +0000
- From: matthew hope <matthew.hope@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] feature request - vacate disabling by job
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:46:39 -0600, Dan Bradley <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >could allow condor to short circuit KILL to true immediately (or
> >better still never send the wm_close / vacate signal and kill the job
> I agree that it would be nice to have standardized job ClassAd
> attributes to express the job's wishes under various circumstances.
> However, you can insert your own job ClassAd attributes and reference
> these in the startd policy expressions, so you don't have to wait around
> for a standard set of attributes to be defined.
I do this already (since I need only the binary state I infer it from
another property to save a code change my end) but I believe* that
this does not prevent the job from sening a WM_CLOSE signal,
evaluating KILL as true and subsequently terminating the process.
So much simpler just to terminate the process...
* If I am wrong and that condor evaluates KILL *before* sending a
WM_CLOSE then that is useful information to know and should be in the