Controlling tasks

Wait a for a task to complete

# Submit the task
output = mytask.submit()

# Wait until it completes, and returns a boolean (success flag)


How to run a task without scheduling it?

Method 1: creates an instance of a task with its .instance(context) method. The context contains information which might be necessary to create the directory structure for executing the task. If no context is provided, the default context is used.

context = DirectoryContext("/tmp/taskfolder")

The main problem with this approach is that resources are shared between experimaestro and the task