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Re: [Condor-users] Windows jobs behave deifferently under Condor

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 10:22:30AM -0500, Greg Quinn wrote:
> Michael Jinks wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 12:02:51PM +1000, Philip Crawford wrote:
> >> 1. Is SPSSWIN.EXE going to create a Window, even a minimised one? Condor
> >> won't allow an application to run which creates a GUI window.
> Condor _can_ run applications that use GUI windows.

Ow, my head...

> Try this:
> universe = vanilla
> executable = c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe
> log = notepad.log
> queue

Worky worky!

And, after changing "use_visual_desktop" to "false" on my test machine,
it still works, in the sense that the job runs, and I don't get any
errors back via condor, but sure enough the window doesn't pop up on the

So, whatever SPSS's problem is, I guess this must not be it.