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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [OMPI svn] svn:open-mpi r32163 - in trunk: opal/mca/base orte/tools/orterun
From: Joshua Ladd (jladd.mlnx_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-16 16:36:43


*An enhancement to permit some form of delimiter escaping would probably
still be nice, but is low priority.*
[Josh] Not a problem, Dave. We will do this.

On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Dave Goodell (dgoodell) <dgoodell_at_[hidden]
> wrote:

> On Jul 16, 2014, at 3:08 PM, Joshua Ladd <jladd.mlnx_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> > Ralph warned me that no matter what decision we made, someone would
> probably violently object. So, with that in mind, let me put my diplomat
> hat on...
>
> FWIW, I don't think my objections here have been "violent".
>
> > Dave, I'm sorry you view this as a "crapification" of your mpirun user
> interface. Your lament is duly noted and we are happy to work with you to
> come to (yet another) happy compromise. It's unfortunate that the issue
> wasn't raised during the dev meeting when these decisions were made (you
> were sitting right next to me while I discussed this out loud with Jeff and
> Ralph.) At the time, it seemed all interested parties had expressed their
> concern and voiced their opinion on the matter, and the implementation you
> see in the trunk today, including the decision to deprecate the "-x"
> option, was the generally agreed upon consensus.
>
> I think I misunderstood that the "-x" option was going away altogether, so
> sorry for the after-the-fact complaints. Probably poor listening on my
> part, but I don't think that changes my opinion on the UI impact.
>
> I'm aware that I'm in the minority here. I don't think that I care enough
> to continue arguing over this, so let's just let it be as-is. An
> enhancement to permit some form of delimiter escaping would probably still
> be nice, but is low priority.
>
> -Dave
>
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