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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] openib component lock
From: Pavel Shamis (Pasha) (pasha_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-06 06:31:15


Jeff Squyres wrote:
> In working on https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/ticket/1434, I see
> fairly inconsistent use of the mca_openib_btl_component.ib_lock, such
> as within btl_openib_proc.c.
>
> In fixing #1434, do I need to be mindful doing all the locking
> properly, or is it already so broken that it doesn't really matter,
> and all I need to do is ensure that I don't put in any bozo deadlocks?
>
Hmm good question... I never tested thread build of openib btl, so I
don't know if it really works. But we try to keep it thread safe.
(All the thread stuff in openib btl require serious review..)