[drmaa-wg] making a custom file path for output

Rajic, Hrabri hrabri.rajic at intel.com
Mon Apr 4 14:02:21 CDT 2005

There is a simple solution, provided it works for you:
to rely on the shell to supply the home directory path instead of DRMAA.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-drmaa-wg at ggf.org [mailto:owner-drmaa-wg at ggf.org] On Behalf
>Tim Harsch
>Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 1:19 PM
>To: DRMAA Working Group
>Subject: [drmaa-wg] making a custom file path for output
>Hi all,
>    I have a requirement for the app I'm writing ( using
Schedule::DRMAAc )
>which I'm trying to implement.
>Normally the output files from jobs go to home directory and are of the
>I want to move the jobs to a subdir in /tmp, but retain the <jobid> in
>filename.  I tried this:
>    ( $job_error, $diagnosis ) = drmaa_set_attribute( $jt,
>        ":" . $tmpdir . '/' .
>        __PACKAGE__ .  '.' .
>        ".out" );
>... but PLACEHOLDER is only for parametric jobs, I've been scanning the
>and have not found a placeholder for job id.  Any ideas on how I could
>accomplish this task?
>A similar task would be to move the job output path without changing
>filename format at all.  How could I do that?

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