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From: Gleb Natapov (glebn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-10 05:48:36


On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 06:36:19AM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> George pointed out to me last night that there's a new version of
> Valgrind that works on AMD (see http://www.valgrind.org/):
>
> -----
> 3.0.0 is a major overhaul of Valgrind. The most significant user
> visible change is that Valgrind now supports architectures other than
> x86. The new architectures it supports are AMD64 and PPC32, and the
> infrastructure is present for other architectures to be added later.
> -----
>
> There are some important notes about AMD support in the NEWS file -- be
> sure to read it.
>
> I also note the DOE's handiwork in the NEWS file:
>
> -----
> - Small changes in control log file naming which make it easier to
> use valgrind for debugging MPI-based programs. The relevant
> new flags are --log-file-exactly= and --log-file-qualifier=.
> -----
>
> If you give an environment variable name to --log-file-qualifier, it
> will use the value of that environment variable in the output file
> name. Do we have a suitable environment variable which is globally
> available for such a purpose? (in LAM, we had $LAMRANK, which was your
> rank in MPI_COMM_WORLD)
I use $OMPI_MCA_ns_nds_vpid for this. Is this good enough?

--
			Gleb.