[slurm-users] Bug: incorrect output directory fails silently

Jeffrey T Frey frey at udel.edu
Thu Jul 8 14:58:53 UTC 2021

> I understand that there is no output file to write an error message to, but it might be good to check the `--output` path during the scheduling, just like `--account` is checked.
> Does anybody know a workaround to be warned about the error?

I would make a feature request of SchedMD to fix the issue, then I would write a cli_filter plugin to validate the --output/--error/--input paths as desired until Slurm itself handles it.

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