> On a related point, I've noticed sometimes one child job from a split task > can fail, yet the rest of the child jobs continue to run on the cluster > wasting > CPU time. As soon as one child job dies (assuming there are no plans for > attempting a retry), I would like the parent task to kill all the > other children, > and fail itself. I suppose you could merge the output of any children which > did finish... but it would be simpler not to bother.
Right now, yes, this would make sense- I'll see about adding it. Ultimately we want to build in a mechanism for retrying child tasks that fail due to cluster errors, etc, so it isn't necessary to rerun the entire job. -Dannon ___________________________________________________________ Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" in your mail client. To manage your subscriptions to this and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: http://lists.bx.psu.edu/