Table metrics are not logged when killing a wandb run early

Hi I have the following problem. I log several statistics, e.g. with

run.log({"train-loss": loss.item()}
run.summary["best_accuracy"] =  best_acc1

and then I kill my wandb run early in the terminal. Unfortunately the metric “train-loss” and “best_accuracy” is not logged in the table in wandb. The plots are available. It seems that summary metrics aren’t. Does anyone know how I can fix this? For early prototyping, I kill jobs quite often.

Thanks and cheers!


Hey @skolek,

How are you killing your jobs? If you are using something like a KeyboardInterrupt, I would recommend using something like a try/except block to enclose your code, and have a call to wandb.finish() in your except block.

Calling wandb.finish() starts a cleanup process for the run and makes sure all the data from your run gets synced.

Please let me know if this solves your issue.

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