[R] Running R-program as queue jobs

Jason Turner jasont at indigoindustrial.co.nz
Thu Nov 13 11:45:01 CET 2003

Philipp Pagel wrote:
> 	Hi!
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 09:59:48AM +0000, Arne Gjuvsland wrote:
>>I have a problem with running my R programs as queue jobs. When I try
>>to submit a batch file to the queue with qsub I get the following error
>>/home/gjuvslan/kluster/R-1.7.1/bin/R.bin: error while loading shared
>>libpcre.so.0: cannot load shared object file: No such file or directory
>>When executed from the command prompt the batch file does its job.
> Did you run the script on the same machine in both cases? I got burnt a
> couple of times with different machines running different versions of
> the OS, non-identical versions of shared libraries etc...

In addition to Philipp's good sugestion, I've been burnt on the same 
machine, but with the batch job running as a different user.  When 
environment variables are needed, or private libraries need to be 
loaded, things go bad very quickly.



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