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Re: [condor-users] Condor-G question
> > If i want to run N copies of the executable but with different
> >arguments (like a parameter sweep) but still wanting to fork only one
> >jobmanager process for those N copies how will i do it. Any ideas, hidden
> >condor features that we could use.
> If the remote jobmanager could be anything: Condor, PBS, LSF, or whatever,
> then I don't think there is a way to currently do this.
> If you know that the remote jobmanager is Condor, there is no automatic way
> to do it. (Anyone want to take bets on Jaime Frey posting some cleve method
> for this just to show me up?) But, you could submit a job that is a script
> 1) Submits N jobs to Condor
> 2) Collates results from these jobs.
> 3) Exits only after these jobs finish.
> I suspect that this would be prone to difficulties occurred: What is the
> script fails but the jobs don't? What if Condor-G resubmits your job, and
> the previous jobs are still running?
Instead of a script why not make it a DAGman job that spawns the other
jobs, and then cleans up when done?
> Also, this is Condor specific, and that seems inelegant if you want to work
> in a heterogeneous grid.
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