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Re: [Condor-users] Create dir hierarchy for job output files?

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 07:44:26AM -0500, Matthew Farrellee wrote:
> Steffen,
> Do your users need access to the /scratch space after their jobs have 
> run? If not, you could just put your EXECUTE (config param) directory on 
> /scratch, and let Condor create&destroy temporary directories in it for 
> each job.

They do. Temporary directories are not an option.

> If you need the output for the user to access later you could use the 
> new Job Hooks' Job Exit hook [1] to copy your user's data out of a 
> Condor controlled execute directory into the scratch space. You may be 
> able to use the Prepare Hook [2], but it'll probably have the same 
> problem as the wrapper script.

If I read this right, this will be in 7.1.x but not in 7.0.x, and it's just
another thing that's easily forgotten by the user. Doesn't turn me on :(