[gridengine users] Prolog and Epilog options

William Hay w.hay at ucl.ac.uk
Mon Jul 4 08:53:15 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 03, 2016 at 10:43:52PM +0000, Nacheva, Eva wrote:
>    Hello, 
>    I would like to ask if there is a prolog and epilog option associated with
>    a job in sge. I read some information from 2008 that stated this option is
>    associated with a queue only and not a single job but this is going to
>    change for future releases. However, as this information was written in
>    2008, I have been wondering if this has already been changed and updated.
>    Thank you very much for your answer in advance.

What do you think a per job prolog and epilog will do for you that doing some work in the job script
before and after the main program won't do?  In particular note the nice -notify option to be warned 
shortly before your job is terminated.

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