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Hi, we are trying to submit our code, but we meet some problem.
Our initial attempt was just submitting a submission.zip file generated by “make pack-benchmark”. All the files are cloned from github and untouched. However, after we submitted the submission.zip file, it gave us the following error after more than 10 hours:
Your submission did not output a file called “submission.csv” so it could not be scored. This may be due to an unhandled exception or syntax error in your code.

Did I misunderstand something in the code submission format?


  1. The local testing runing “make test-submission” gives the same output as the one shown on github page.
  2. I tried to unzip the submission.zip, there is only main.py there, no folder.

Hi @zitaoli, thanks for posting. One of our team members is looking into your submission right now and will let you know when it’s a good idea to resubmit. Stand by.

@zitaoli Thanks for pointing this out. We found an issue with the cluster – it should be resolved now. Give it another try and let us know how it turns out.

Thanks! It works now. We just saw our submission score.

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