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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] OpenIB compile error
From: TERRY DONTJE (terry.dontje_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-21 06:11:36


On 6/20/2012 5:02 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On Jun 20, 2012, at 4:25 PM, Shamis, Pavel wrote:
>
>> I hate it ...
>>
>> As far as I understand it is not reason to rename it. The OFED-lovin components should look at $with_openib.
I agree with Pasha that the reason you give for renaming openib btl seem
orthogonal to renaming the btl.
> Ah, sorry -- I didn't think this would be controversial.
>
> Just curious: why do you hate it? OpenIB is a name that hasn't existed in years -- we already have to 'splain it.
>
> Why not use a name that is commonly recognizable, like --with-ofed, or --with-of?
>
I don't like the ofed name because isn't "ofed" the name of the
standards body and not the protocol being used? I'd be in favor of
renaming the btl ibverbs after the library the btl accesses. However
isn't this btl (and the underlying library) used with networks other
than IB?

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