In the pbs_python package the are two modules:
- This python module wraps all the C-functions that are defined in pbs_ifl.h header file. The function names in the module are the same as for C.
- This is a python module build on top of the pbs python module. It can only be used for query purposes, eg: how many jobs, how many nodes, etc ..
PBS python module
As already mentioned this module use the same functions names as the C-library. So you can use the man-pages that are include in Torque software to see which arguments are required and returned. Keep in mind that the following C-types will be converted to Python-type:
- C linked list are converted to python list and vica versa
- If C-struct is required then first allocate storage for it. The mostly used structs are:
How to use the pbs_python libary:
As the name already suggested this module is only used to get info. It can gather information about the following items:
How to use the PBSQuery module: