[ic] Very long IC job?

Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de
Wed Aug 19 08:24:43 UTC 2009

Grant wrote:
> I have an IC job that I've spent a lot of time optimizing but it just
> seems to take a long time to execute.  The machine has a quad-core CPU
> and 4GB RAM.  Is there anything wrong with increasing Jobs MaxLifetime
> and just letting it run for a very long time each day?  Maybe as much
> as 10 or so hours?  With the extra cores, I haven't noticed a slowdown
> when the job is running, but I wonder if this is an irresponsible
> thing to do.

As long as your jobs don't get in infinite loop or consuming too much
resources, running jobs for a very long time isn't irresponsible.

It would be a nice addition if the MaxLifeTime could be specified per


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