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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] alps ras patch for SLURM
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 09:47:45


Thanks for the explanation, Ken! I'll take care of the patch.

On Jul 12, 2010, at 6:40 AM, Matney Sr, Kenneth D. wrote:

> Hi Ralph,
>
> I think that it would be overstating the case to say that I am re-assuming
> those duties. Rather, I am trying to fill the gap in a minimal sense while
> we locate a replacement for Rainer. I expect to help our replacement
> get up to speed on portals and ALPS; but, I have too many other duties
> to be able to provide full OMPI support. Here is a plug for my daytime job:
>
> http://www.nccs.gov/user-support/center-projects/
>
> I do the Lustre User Toolkit and IOTA. The web pages will be improved
> before too long. The current state reflects my preference for development
> over writing web pages. In addition, new versions of these are in development
> as well as a new parallel tool and another tool for use on Lustre. Other
> members, of the group I work in, are developing additional tools for Lustre.
> The Lustre User Toolkit is compatible with OMPI and runs on our research cluster,
> as well as the Cray XTs.
>
> At the same time, I do not want OMPI to be unsupported on the Cray XT.
> There may be a need for ORNL down the road.
>
> I agree that, in the OMPI context, the "slurm" comment generates confusion.
> The source of the environmental variable is immaterial to OMPI. If you feel
> that I should do the patch for Jerome, just say so. Thanks.
> -- Ken
>
>
> On Jul 10, 2010, at 10:37 AM, Ralph Castain wrote:
>
>> Sounds good then.
>>
>> I only got into this thread because (a) the reference to slurm, and (b) with Rainer's departure, I wasn't sure if someone else was going to pickup the alps support. Since you are re-assuming those latter duties (yes?), and since this actually has nothing to do with slurm itself, I'll let you decide when/if to deal with the patch.
>>
>> I would only suggest that you remove the "slurm" comment from it as it is definitely confusing.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Ralph
>>
>>
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