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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: s/ENABLE_MPI_THREADS/ENABLE_THREAD_SAFETY/g
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-09 12:01:32


I'm sure someone will object to a name, but the logic looks fine to me

On Feb 9, 2010, at 6:35 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> On Feb 9, 2010, at 4:34 AM, Ralph Castain wrote:
>
>>> While we're at it, why not call the option giving MPI_THREAD_MULTIPLE support --enable-thread-multiple ?
>>
>> Makes sense to me. I agree with Brian that we need three options here.
>
> Ok, how about these:
>
> --enable-opal-progress-threads: enables progress thread machinery in opal
>
> --enable-opal-multi-thread: enables multi threaded machinery in opal
> or perhaps --enable-opal-threads ?
>
> --enable-mpi-thread-multiple: enables the use of MPI_THREAD_MULTIPLE; affects only the MPI layer
> directly implies --enable-opal-multi-thread
>
> Deprecated options
> --enable-mpi-threads: deprecated synonym for --enable-mpi-thread-multiple
> --enable-progress-threads: deprecated synonym for --enable-opal-progress-threads
>
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> Jeff Squyres
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