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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] alps ras patch for SLURM
From: Jerome Soumagne (soumagne_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 10:13:28


Thanks for accepting this patch.

Jerome

On 07/12/2010 03:47 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:
> 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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