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From: Tim Prins (tprins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-20 07:55:08


Well that's not a good thing. I have filed a bug about this (https://
svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/ticket/954) and will try to look into it
soon, but don't know when it will get fixed.

Thanks for bringing this to our attention!

Tim

On Mar 20, 2007, at 1:39 AM, Bill Saphir wrote:

>
> If you ask mpirun to launch an executable that does not exist, it
> fails, but returns an exit status of 0.
> This makes it difficult to write scripts that invoke mpirun and need
> to check for errors.
> I'm wondering if a) this is considered a bug and b) whether it might
> be fixed in a near term release.
>
> Example:
>
>> orterun -np 2 asdflkj
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> --
> Failed to find the following executable:
>
> Host: build-linux64
> Executable: asdflkj
>
> Cannot continue.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> --
>> echo $?
> 0
>
>
> I see this behavior for both 1.2 and 1.1.x.
>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Bill
>
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