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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Fwd: OpenMPI changes
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-05 07:38:07


On Mar 4, 2008, at 5:44 PM, Greg Watson wrote:

> I certainly don't (nor anyone in PTP as far as I know) have the
> resources to re-add functionality to OMPI, so unfortunately it appears
> that 1.2 will be the end of the line for PTP supported versions. As I
> mentioned to Ralph, I don't follow your developer discussions closely
> enough to understand the details of every change that is proposed.

I can understand that.

But please also appreciate our point of view: we put out public
notices saying that interface changes were going to occur and
specifically, deliberately asked if anyone cared. IBM did not say
"stop!!". If no one says anything, how are we to know that what we're
doing is going to adversely affect anyone?

All that being said, it sounds like Ralph can add back what you need
without too much trouble, which is good.

-- 
Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems