[Developers] Changing the output directory at run time

Bela Szilagyi szilagyi at aei.mpg.de
Sat Apr 7 07:10:27 CDT 2007

I am always in favor of steerability.

Question: would non-ASCII output files be closed in case the output file path 
changes between two IO iterations?  If not, adding this feature could be 

On Saturday 07 April 2007 12:40, Erik Schnetter wrote:
> I notice that IO::out_dir is marked "STEERABLE=recover".  Could this
> be changed to "STEERABLE=always"?  This would make it possible to
> change the output directory while a job is running.  This could be
> used to divert output from an almost-full to a less full file system.
> -erik

Bela Szilagyi
Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik
Tel: +49 331 567 7189
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