[gridengine users] Possible opportunity for development work

Daniel Povey dpovey at gmail.com
Mon May 14 04:34:48 UTC 2018

oops my bad, looks like it means 'job granted'.  sorry for the spam.

On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 12:17 AM, Daniel Povey <dpovey at gmail.com> wrote:
> And an interesting tidbit from the house of horrors that is SGE code:
> A bunch of variable names in sge_follow.c, have JG in them, e.g. JG_qhostname.
> I thought: this must be some highly informative variable naming
> system, if only I could crack it (although for my own projects I don't
> allow naming systems that are this non-obvious).
> From grepping around, though, it actually seems to be the initials of
> an SGE developer, Joachim Graeber :-(
> If my students submitted code like this to me in a pull request, I not
> only wouldn't merge it, I would be angry at them for even thinking
> they might get it past me.  But I guess we don't get to choose when
> it's legacy code.
> Dan
> On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 12:04 AM, Daniel Povey <dpovey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Can you please create an issue for this at the new github location?
>>   https://github.com/son-of-gridengine/sge/issues
>> I'm having a look at the code (sge_follow.c; search for
>> It does look like it could potentially be a bug like you say, but I'm
>> having a hard time understanding the code.  It seems to have been
>> written before the days when documentation was expected in projects
>> like this.
>> On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 11:49 PM, Daniel Povey <dpovey at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Can you show the full output from when you do `qstat -j <job-id>` for
>>> the job that's pending?
>>> On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 11:39 PM, Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb at salilab.org> wrote:
>>>> As I've mentioned on this list a few times, we are running SoGE 8.1.9 on a
>>>> small (but growing) cluster here.  With the addition of GPUs to the cluster,
>>>> we ran into what appears to be a resource scheduling bug (see
>>>> <http://gridengine.org/pipermail/users/2018-April/010109.html>).  We would
>>>> like to explore the possibility of sponsoring any existing SoGE contributors
>>>> to fix this issue.  If you're interested, please contact me off list.  We'd
>>>> be looking to contribute any fixes made back to the community (we're quite
>>>> happy to see the renewed interest in maintaining SoGE).  Thanks!
>>>> --
>>>> Joshua Baker-LePain
>>>> QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin
>>>> UCSF
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