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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Session directories in $HOME?
From: Shipman, Galen M. (gshipman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-01 14:19:29


On Apr 1, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Ralph H Castain wrote:

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

Perfect, do we also need to carry on support for "OMPI_MCA_tmdir_base"?

- Galen

>
> 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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