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Re: [Condor-users] notification on error


Thanks for your input, unfortunately I don't have control on which type
of signals this application generates, since the developer team is who
controls this process. I am only the Sys Admin who interacts with the
end user. Although in the past when the application would had failed due
to a signal, condor would had logged it as abnormal termination, now
It's different, and it is logged as Normal termination (return value

I can consult with the developer and see if the type of signal can be

Thanks for your input,


-----Original Message-----
From: condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Rich Pieri
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:39 PM
To: condor-users@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Condor-users] notification on error

SIGTERM signals don't generate error states. SIGTERM tell a process to
initiate a clean shutdown. As far as the parent process can tell it is a
normal termination of the child process, the same as if it finished
running and exited normally. Perhaps you should be sending SIGINT or
SIGKILL signals instead of SIGTERM?

Rich Pieri <ratinox@xxxxxxx>
MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science
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