We talked about this on the call today.
No one seemed to have any objections; I generally think that this is the good idea.
Any other comments?
On Aug 12, 2011, at 4:09 PM, Edgar Gabriel wrote:
> WHAT: add the ompio io module and new parallel io frameworks to trunk
> TIMEOUT: 08/22/2011
> we would like to bring the ompio module and the new parallel io
> frameworks to the trunk to expose it to a wider set of platforms and
> more widespread testing. The current functionality - while not yet
> providing the full functionality of MPI I/O - is already useful, since
> all blocking individual and collective I/O operations (arbitrary file
> views, implicit and explicit offset) are supported. The missing
> functionality ( non-blocking individual I/O and shared file pointers)
> are currently being worked on and exist partially as stand-alone libraries.
> The current goal is to enable compilation of the new modules and
> frameworks per default, but not use them unless explicitly requested by
> the user, i.e. ROMIO will remain the default selection.
> Very little existing code is being touched, since most of the new code
> are new frameworks and modules. If somebody would like to have a look at
> the code and the changes, here isa public repository with the code.
> The list of modified files are:
> ? ompi/mca/fbtl
> ? ompi/mca/sharedfp
> ? ompi/mca/fcoll
> ? ompi/mca/fs
> ? ompi/mca/fcache
> ? ompi/mca/io/ompio
> M ompi/mca/io/romio/src/io_romio_component.c
> M ompi/mca/io/base/io_base_file_select.c
> M ompi/mca/io/base/io_base_delete.c
> ? ompi/config/ompi_check_pvfs2.m4
> ? ompi/config/ompi_check_lustre.m4
> Feedback is highly welcome.
> Edgar Gabriel
> Assistant Professor
> Parallel Software Technologies Lab http://pstl.cs.uh.edu
> Department of Computer Science University of Houston
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