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Re: [Condor-users] Modifying job_queue.log directly?

On 7/14/05, Erik Paulson <epaulson@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 11:02:50AM -0700, Sean Looper wrote:
> > Can I modify the job_queue file directly for a schedd and have it accept
> > the changes in Condor without any adverse effects?
> >
> No.
> (You could obviously shut the schedd down, edit job_queue.log, and restart
> the schedd, and it will pick up the changes. You would be crazy to try and
> do that)

As a proviso this technique can work if condor_qedit combined with a
badly escaped shell places illegal characters in the log...
The above approach will allow you to remove them though it is *very*
fragile. Unless you _really_ can't take the pain of resubmitting
everything I don't advocate it though.