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Re: [Condor-users] Vanilla jobs not automatically restart

On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 12:02:35PM -0600, Dan Bradley wrote:
> The 6.8 series does not provide a good way to avoid multiple runs of a 
> job, because JobRunCount in the job ClassAd is actually the number of 
> times the schedd has started a shadow for the job, not the number of 
> times the job has actually been started.  You can try using JobRunCount 
> anyway, but it may sometimes be an overestimate of the number of times 
> the job has started.
> In 6.9.5 (about to be released), there is a new attribute of the job 
> ClassAd called NumJobStarts, which I think you should be able to use 
> like so in the submit file:
> periodic_hold = num_job_starts > 0 && JobStatus == 1
> requirements = num_job_starts == 0

	I am confused by the distinction between JobRunCount and NumJobStarts.
Would you be willing to enumerate the circumstances when these two numbers can


Stuart Anderson  anderson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx