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Re: [HTCondor-users] process and timing for creating output file

Sorry, I was looking at TestFilePermissions --> allow_access()

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Scott Koranda <skoranda@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 2:35 PM, Todd Tannenbaum <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 3/25/2014 1:43 PM, Scott Koranda wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 1:29 PM, Todd Tannenbaum <tannenba@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>> So, Scott, the quick answer to your question below is the stdout/err file
>>>> is
>>>> indeed created by condor_submit UNLESS you disable file checking by
>>>> condor_submit by doing either
>>>>    1. -disable command line option to condor_submit, OR
>>>>    2.  enter into condor_config SUBMIT_SKIP_FILECHECKS=true, OR
>>>>    3.  enter into your job submit file skip_filechecks = true
>>> Thanks.
>>> Am I correct then that if I have used one of those options above the
>>> file is created by the condor_shadow when the job enters the run
>>> state? My testing shows that the file is not created when the job
>>> immediately is put on hold nor when in the idle state, but it would be
>>> helpful to have my theory confirmed.
>> Hi Scott,
>> Warning, this is from memory (don't have time right now to check
>> definitively), but I believe if you use the disable option(s) above and you
>> are running on a shared file system (e.g. no file transfer requested in your
>> submit file), the stdout will be created by the condor_starter right before
>> the job is launched.
>> If you requested file transfer, or if you requested streaming of stdout to
>> the submit machine, I think the file will created on the execute node by the
>> condor_starter and then transferred over to a file on the execute machine
>> that is created by the condor_shadow.
>> Hope this helps,
>> Todd
> It does, thanks. No need for a definitive follow up at this time.
> Cheers,
> Scott
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