[slurm-users] Does setting 'job_desc.mail_user' in job_submit.lua work?

Loris Bennett loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de
Mon Jan 10 12:55:53 UTC 2022

Hi Marcus,

Thanks for confirming.  So this is a bug (a documentation one at least),


claims that 

  _get_job_req_field() contains the list of attributes available for the
  job_descriptor (e.g. submission or modification request).

and _get_job_req_field() contains 'mail_user'.



Marcus Boden <mboden at gwdg.de> writes:

> Hi Loris,
> I can confirm the problem: I am not able to modify the job_desc.mail_user. Other
> values can be modified, though.
> We are also on 21.08.5
> Best,
> Marcus
> On 10.01.22 11:14, Loris Bennett wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does setting 'mail_user' in job_submit.lua actually work in Slurm
>> 21.08.5?
>> I have, if certain conditions are met
>>    job_desc.mail_user = other_email_address
>> Logging tells me that this part of the code is indeed reached, but the
>> email address in the job is not changed.
>> Other parts of the plugin work, but they only read other elements of
>> job_desc and do not modify anything.
>> Am I doing something wrong?
>> Cheers,
>> Loris
Dr. Loris Bennett (Herr/Mr)
ZEDAT, Freie Universität Berlin         Email loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de

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