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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Session directories in $HOME?
From: Ralph H Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-01 14:12:48


Sure - I'll rename it "orte_tmpdir_base" so it shows up.

On 4/1/08 12:05 PM, "Shipman, Galen M." <gshipman_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>
> On Apr 1, 2008, at 1:47 PM, Ralph H Castain wrote:
>
>> Ummm...actually, there already is an MCA param that does precisely
>> that:
>>
>> OMPI_MCA_tmpdir_base
>
> Perhaps we can modify this so that it reports in ompi_info?
>
> - galen
>
>>
>> Been there for years...sets the tmpdir for both orteds and procs.
>>
>> The tmpdir argument for mpirun is there if you want to ONLY set the
>> tmpdir
>> base for mpirun. It provides a protective mechanism for cases where
>> the head
>> node is configured differently than the compute nodes.
>>
>> Ralph
>>
>>
>>
>> On 3/31/08 2:10 PM, "Aurélien Bouteiller" <bouteill_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I more than agree with Galen.
>>>
>>> Aurelien
>>> Le 31 mars 08 à 16:00, Shipman, Galen M. a écrit :
>>>>
>>>> Slightly OT but along the same lines..
>>>>
>>>> We currently have an argument to mpirun to set the HNP tmpdir (--
>>>> tmpdir).
>>>> Why don't we have an mca param to set the tmpdir for all the orted's
>>>> and such?
>>>>
>>>> - Galen
>>>>
>>>> On Mar 31, 2008, at 3:51 PM, George Bosilca wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I looked over the code and I don't see any problems with the
>>>>> changes. The only think I did is replacing the getenv("HOME") by
>>>>> opal_home_directory ...
>>>>>
>>>>> Here is the logic for selecting the TMP directory:
>>>>>
>>>>> if( NULL == (str = getenv("TMPDIR")) )
>>>>> if( NULL == (str = getenv("TEMP")) )
>>>>> if( NULL == (str = getenv("TMP")) )
>>>>> if( NULL == (str = opal_home_directory()) )
>>>>> str = ".";
>>>>>
>>>>> Do you have any of those (TMPDIR, TEMP or TMP) in your
>>>>> environment ?
>>>>>
>>>>> george.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mar 31, 2008, at 3:13 PM, Josh Hursey wrote:
>>>>>> So does anyone know why the session directories are in $HOME
>>>>>> instead
>>>>>> of /tmp?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm using r18044 and every time I run the session directories are
>>>>>> created in $HOME. George does this have anything to do with your
>>>>>> commits from earlier?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- Josh
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