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From: Terry D. Dontje (Terry.Dontje_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-11 08:09:15


Jeff Squyres wrote:

>On Jul 10, 2007, at 1:26 PM, Ralph H Castain wrote:
>
>
>
>>>2. It may be useful to have some high-level parameters to specify a
>>>specific run-time environment, since ORTE has multiple, related
>>>frameworks (e.g., RAS and PLS). E.g., "orte_base_launcher=tm", or
>>>somesuch.
>>>
>>>
>
>I was just writing this up in an enhancement ticket when the though
>hit me: isn't this aggregate MCA parameters? I.e.:
>
> mpirun --am tm ...
>
>Specifically, we'll need to make a "tm" AMCA file (and whatever other
>ones we want), but my point is: does AMCA already give us what we want?
>
>
The above sounds like a possible solution as long as we are going to
deliver a set of such files and not require each site to create their
own. Also, can one pull in multiple AMCA files for one run thus you can
specify a tm AMCA and possibly some other AMCA file that the user may want?

--td