pbs_rlsjob (3) - Linux Manuals

pbs_rlsjob: release a hold on a pbs batch job


pbs_rlsjob - release a hold on a pbs batch job


#include <pbs_error.h>
#include <pbs_ifl.h>

int pbs_rlsjob(int connect, char *job_id, char *hold_type, char *extend)


Issue a batch request to release a hold from a job.

A Release Job batch request is generated and sent to the server over the connection specified by which is the return value of pbs_connect().

The argument, identifies the job from which the hold is to be released, it is specified in the form:

The parameter, contains the type of hold to be released. The possible values are defined in pbs_ifl.h as:

#define USER_HOLD u
Available to the owner of the job, the batch operator, and the batch administrator.
#define OTHER_HOLD o
Available to the batch operator and the batch administrator.
#define SYSTEM_HOLD s
Available only to the batch administrator.

If is either a null pointer or points to a null string, USER_HOLD will be released.

The parameter, is reserved for implementation defined extensions.


When the batch request generated by pbs_rlsjob() function has been completed successfully by a batch server, the routine will return 0 (zero). Otherwise, a non zero error is returned. The error number is also set in pbs_errno.


qrls(1B), qhold(1B), qalter(1B), pbs_alterjob(3B), pbs_connect(3B), and pbs_holdjob(3B)