[Bioclusters] Re: running interpro at all

Sarah Hunter hunter at ebi.ac.uk
Tue Sep 5 11:51:37 EDT 2006

Hi Michael,

Thanks for this.  I will add it to the next release of InterProScan, due later this month.

Best regards,


Michael James wrote:
> Before tackling interpro over sge6 I tried a single host install.
> When interpro sets itself up it creates a file in  conf/localenv.sh
> When a job is submitted this becomes <jobname>.dsub
> It tries unsuccessfully to use a local command instead of rsh
>  when we would be rsh-ing back the the same host.
> To fix this bug and some limitations, change the file to:
> #!/bin/sh
> rhost=[%host.exec]
> ihost=`hostname`
> echo "[%toolexitcode]"
> case $rhost in
>     ''|localhost|$ihost*)
>             [%cmd] ;;
>     *)
>             rsh $rhost "[%cmd]";;
> esac
> exit 0
> Explanation:
> Without a dollars sign on  "ihost"  it will always use rsh.
> If you make the test string      case $rhost in   ''|localhost|$ihost*)
>  it allows   host.exec   to be empty or localhost.
> This allows a non-host-specific install,
>  so you can just duplicate it across your cluster
>  without having to run the install separately for each node.
> michaelj

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