PP-724: new "keep <node count>" option for "pbs_release_nodes"

This forum is to inform the community of work being done to enhance the node ramp down feature of PBS, which enables user to supply a count to pbs_release_nodes command that specifies the number of sister nodes to be kept assigned to the job while releasing other sister nodes back to scheduler.

RFE Ticket: PP-724
pbs_release_nodes “keep node count” enhancement Design Doc

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Thank You

Design details looks good and straightforward.

Thanks @bayucan, I used PP-725 as the template.

Implementation is completed. PR raised at https://github.com/PBSPro/pbspro/pull/1452

Thanks @Shrini-h! Sorry for not replying sooner, but design looks good!