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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-06 16:31:55


On Oct 6, 2007, at 9:59 PM, Andrew Friedley wrote:

>> Yes, I very much care about backward compatibility of the openib name
>> and MCA parameters... This is, as I see it, the biggest issue with
>> changing the name. Stuff like this has to work:
>>
>> mpirun --mca btl openib,self ...
>> mpirun --mca btl_openib_foo 32 ...
>
> Ah that could be fun, do you have ideas or should I try to figure this
> out myself?

I was kinda assuming that it would be some kind of aliasing in the
MCA parameter engine...? I dunno -- I hadn't really thought about
this much.

-- 
Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems