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Re: [Condor-users] wishlist for notification messages

On Sat, 21 May 2005 10:18:04 -0400  Dan Christensen wrote:

> I was wondering if there could be a few changes to the format/content
> to make it easier for both people and machines to parse.

those are all nice suggestions, thanks.  i'll see if we can work those
into an upcoming development release.  the only potential snag is if
people already are parsing the emails, they'll scream about changing
the format.  all you pesky users make our job so much harder... ;)

> 1) Make the "Your condor job" line more easily parsable.  The format 
>    I suggest above makes it easier to find the "killed by ..." or
>    "exited normally with exit code ..."  information, since it'll
>    always be near the left column.  (Also, I intend to write a script
>    which when fed such an e-mail message, resubmits the job).

instead of having a script parse emails to resubmit jobs that failed
with a certain code/signal, you should probably check out the
"on_exit_remove" setting in your submit description file:

(search for "on_exit_remove").

-derek (condor team)