[slurm-users] --uid , --gid option is root only now :'(

Chris Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Fri May 11 02:15:39 MDT 2018

On Friday, 11 May 2018 4:48:16 AM AEST Christopher Benjamin Coffey wrote:

> What was the reasoning in making this change? Do people not trust the folks
> in the slurm administrator group to allow this behavior? Seems odd.

The change was here:


Which references this bug:


where Tim wrote:

# although I'm confident the original intent was never to expose this
# to non-root users, as this was done as a compatibility mechanism
# with Moab/Maui which would have been running as root anyways.

So it appears they didn't think it was being used in this way at all.

All the best,
 Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Melbourne, VIC

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