Collecting job id from qsub command


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Collecting job id from qsub command

Hello. Hopefully this is the right forum, did a search and found some similar questions here.

I'm trying to find out if there is a way to get the job id while submitting a job using qsub. I want to monitor the list of active jobs using qstat and when my jobid is no longer on the active list, I want to start post processing.

i.e.

Code:
counter = 0
for x in xrange(1,10):
    counter += 1:
    pidList[counter] = qsub script.sh i


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Mod Comment edit by bakunin: Please use CODE-tags when posting code or terminal output to enhance readability. Thank you.

Last edited by bakunin; 05-06-2011 at 01:31 PM..
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You want to run a bunch and then just wait for them to finish? I would just use shell
Code:
( job1 & job2 & job3 & wait ; job4 )

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These jobs are not running on the local node though. They are running on multiple remote nodes.
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If you capture stdout or stderr from ssh to a:
Code:
( . . . ) 2>&1 | cat -u >>$LOG

then the cat will run untill all children finish and close stdout, stderr.
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