Glad this is working for you now, though indeed, we should see if we can replicate it and figure out what's going on and how to throw a better error.
In the future, there's also "htcondor.enable_debug()" that, when run beforehand, will have htcondor calls spit out logging info to stderr:
Thanks a lot for the answer!
I was creating and using a custom user within the container, but when I use submituser it works !!!
It might have been a permission problem. I still think this should be investigated a little, as it was causing a cryptic error and crashing the whole application I am working onâ
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1. How did you install Python 3.8 and the HTCondor Python bindings in your container?
2. Are you running inside the container as root or as a normal user? (There is an example user named "submituser" in the htcondor/mini image that you can su to.)
On 4/20/22 10:34 AM, Gaetan Geffroy wrote:
Good evening all,
I have this odd issue with the Python client for HTCondor. Here is what I am doing:
- Creating a custom Docker image from the condor-mini one
(I need to make some tests running Condor jobs in Docker containers, and this looks like the easiest way to do it)
Here is the Dockerfile:
- From there I can start my container, install Python 3.8 (minimum requirement for the project I am working on) and Docker
- I try to submit a simple job through Python:
As you can see, I get an error "terminate called after throwing an instance of 'boost::python::error_already_set'".
I tried the same code on a local test cluster, and the error does not appear.
Does anyone have an idea of what might be causing it ?
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