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faq:how_can_i_read_and_write_files_if_i_use_other_people_s_peers [2010/10/08 09:07]
robert
faq:how_can_i_read_and_write_files_if_i_use_other_people_s_peers [2017/08/17 11:21] (current)
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 If you want to use peerslaves that have been started by another person, you have to realize that the corresponding MATLAB sessions in which your computations will be evaluated under the account of **that other person**. ​ If you want to use peerslaves that have been started by another person, you have to realize that the corresponding MATLAB sessions in which your computations will be evaluated under the account of **that other person**. ​
  
-One consequence is that the functions you wish to evaluate have to readable by the other person'​s account. That involves giving the other person read-only access to the relevant directories and files. ​+The first consequence is that the functions you wish to evaluate ​on the peerslave ​have to readable by the other person'​s account. That involves giving the other person read-only access to the relevant directories and files. If the job that you want to evaluate also entails reading data from disk, then those data files should be accessible as well.
  
-If the job that you want to evaluate also entails reading data from disk, then those data files should be accessible as well. +If your job also entails ​writing ​data to disk, then those files will be written by the other person'​s account, therefore you should write them at a location where you can easily manage the results. The most convenient is to create a "​public"​ directory in yuor homedir:
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-If your job also entails ​wrtiting ​data to disk, then those files will be written by the other person'​s account, therefore you should write them at a location where you can easily manage the results. The most convenient is to create a "​public"​ directory in yuor homedir:+
  
   mkdir $HOME/​public   mkdir $HOME/​public