[slurm-users] calculate license tokens from cpus

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Tue Oct 29 12:54:43 UTC 2019

> #SBATCH -L [ here I would like to calculate it like (    perl -e  "int $SLURM_NTASKS * 0.422 * 5 "  )  ]

I think a calculation like this needs to take place in the job_submit.lua.
So you decide on a way for users to signal that they want this behavior,
(partition, gre?) and that script calculates and sets the --licenses.

> I would like to expose user to slurm as much
> as possible, and use scripts as little as possible.

Well, that exposes it to a lot of error and possibly abuse.

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