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[Condor-users] any way to dynamically submit dependent jobs?
- Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 15:00:29 -0700
- From: "White, John K" <JohnWhite@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Condor-users] any way to dynamically submit dependent jobs?
hi condor users,
greetings to the list. i have a use case that i'm struggling to fit into
condor. i'm a condor novice and i hope this is not an rtfm-type
question. i have a sequence of jobs. they must be executed in a certain
order. so far so good, but the complication arises in that the job
sequence is not fully-formed when the first job is submitted. this is
because the process of generating each job takes a significant amount of
time, and the details of subsequent jobs such as their Requirements are
unknown until they are generated. to maximize efficiency i would like to
submit a job A so that it can run while i'm generating a job B. the idea
is that when i'm done generating B, i would submit it under the
condition that it can't start until A finishes (if A is still running).
i am aware of dagman, but as far as i can tell it does not satisfy the
use case as the complete graph must be defined prior to A's submit time.
am i crazy or missing the obvious? any advice is greatly appreciated.