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Re: [Condor-users] condor_dagman -Condorlog in 7.2.0
- Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 10:12:58 -0600 (CST)
- From: "R. Kent Wenger" <wenger@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] condor_dagman -Condorlog in 7.2.0
On Fri, 26 Dec 2008, Dennis Box wrote:
While testing 7.2.0, I discovered that the -Condorlog parameter to
condor_dagman has disappeared. We use this parameter to create a log
file which we find to be useful. I haven't been able to figure out
from the new manual how to create this log file with 7.2.0, can someone
suggest a workaround?
The -Condorlog parameter disappeared because it wasn't providing any
significant functionality. Condor_submit_dag was just setting -Condorlog
to the log file of the first node in the DAG, so that file will still get
generated without the -Condorlog flag. -Condorlog was basically a
holdover from years ago when all of your node jobs needed to log to the
same file, and you specified that file with the -Condorlog parameter.
Can you give us a little more info on what you were doing with this
parameter? Were you changing the value in the .condor.sub files, or
just looking for the file? If you're trying to monitor the overall state
of the DAG, there are a number of other files that would be more useful.