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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Release date for 1.3.4?
From: Douglas Guptill (douglas.guptill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-12 18:12:17


Hello Eugene:

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 07:20:08AM -0800, Eugene Loh wrote:
> Jeff Squyres wrote:
>
>> I think Eugene will have to answer this one -- Eugeue?
>>
>> On Nov 12, 2009, at 6:35 AM, John R. Cary wrote:
>>
>>> From http://svn.open-mpi.org/svn/ompi/branches/v1.3/NEWS I see:
>>>
>>> - Many updates and fixes to the (non-default) "sm" collective
>>> component (i.e., native shared memory MPI collective operations).
>>>
>>> Will this fix the problem noted at
>>>
>>> https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/ticket/2043
>>
> I've been devoting a lot of time to this one. There seems (to me) to be
> something very goofy going on here, but I've whittled it down a lot. I
> hope soon to have a simple demonstration of the problem so that it'll be
> possible to decide if there is a problem with OMPI, GCC 4.4.0, both, or
> something else. So, I've made a lot of progress, but you're asking how
> much longer until it's solved. Different question. I don't know. This
> is not a straightforward problem.

I love that answer. Sincerely. It should be taught in schools. It
should be part of every programmer's toolkit.

Douglas.