jobname

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

job +‎ name

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jobname (plural jobnames)

  1. (computing) The identifier assigned to a job by an operating system.
    • 1973, IBM technical disclosure bulletin: Volume 16, Issue 4 (page 1093)
      This command is used to stop (and subsequently to restart) a running task identified by its jobname.
    • 2003, Erdogan Madenci, Ibrahim Guven, Bahattin Kilic, Fatigue Life Prediction of Solder Joints in Electronic Packages with ANSYS (page 149)
      The user must use jobnames while performing this analysis; otherwise, this command will fail.