This should not lock. The job(s) for the workflow will be queued until they're
able to execute, but the call will return.
On Aug 2, 2011, at 4:17 PM, Duddy, John wrote:
> I’d like to have an external program that registers a file by absolute path
> (link, not upload) in a data library, then immediately starts a workflow on
> it. My question is to whether or not that will work in the general case where:
> - The system is configured to set metadata externally
> - The compute grid is busy (so the set_meta call is queued for some
> In this case, will the workflow be queued and set idle, waiting for the
> set_meta() to complete? Or will the API call to register the data library
> block until the set_meta() is done?
> John Duddy
> Sr. Staff Software Engineer
> Illumina, Inc.
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> San Diego, CA 92121
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