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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Open MPI and thread-safety
From: George Bosilca (bosilca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-11 16:05:49


Priya,

There is some level of support for thread safety. However, we're
actively working on this for our next release (1.3).

If you have any problems with thread safety please let us know.

   Thanks,
     george.

On Jan 11, 2008, at 3:13 PM, Priya Natarajan wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have a question regarding the thread-safety features of Open MPI.
> I have a multithreaded program in which two threads make MPI calls,
> so these threads might call MPI functions concurrently. Can Open MPI
> support such a program, i.e., is it thread-safe in such a scenario?
> I know that according to Open MPI FAQ, Open MPI should be able to
> support such a program; however, I am slightly confused because some
> questions (and their answers) in the archive of this mailing list
> seem to suggest otherwise.
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> Regards,
> Priya Natarajan
>
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