The BICsuite Run Program Part 2: Advanced usage

The previous section showed how to use quoting in the run program of the job scheduler systems BICsuite and schedulix. But sometimes we need to access environment variables, in order to adapt the behaviour of our program to the special requirements of the execution environment. As an example we assume that some input file lies in the $HOME/input directory. We’d like to tell our printargs program about it. To do so, we assume that printargs expects two command line arguments, a -i indicates t...
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The BICsuite Run Program Part 1: Introduction and Simple Usage

BICsuite and schedulix offer powerful functions that enable scripts to be saved and executed in the scheduling server. The linchpin is the Run Program, which we would like to introduce to you in more detail in this series of articles. The following also applies for the Rerun Program and the Kill Program. The field run program contains the definition of the command line to be executed. This field is parsed by the scheduling server and split into an array of arguments. This array of argume...
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