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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] MPI-2.2: do you care?
From: Riccardo Murri (riccardo.murri_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-02 14:25:15


On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 2:29 AM, Jeremiah Willcock <jewillco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Oct 2010, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>
>> Open MPI users --
>>
>> I took a little heat at the last the MPI Forum for not having Open MPI be
>> fully complaint with MPI-2.2 yet (OMPI is compliant with MPI-2.1).
>> Specifically, there's still 4 open issues in Open MPI that are necessary for
>> full MPI-2.2 compliance:
>>
>> https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/query?status=accepted&status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&summary=~MPI-2.2&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&col=version&order=priority
>>
>> We haven't made these items a priority because -- to be blunt -- no one
>> really has been asking for them.  No one has come forward and said "I *must*
>> have these features!" (to be fair, they're somewhat obscure features).
>>
>> Other than not having the obvious "OMPI is MPI-2.2 compliant" checkmark
>> for marketing reasons, is there anyone who *needs* the functionality
>> represented by those still-open tickets?
>
> I have been writing some code that would have benefited greatly from the fix
> to #2219 (MPI datatypes for C99 types and MPI integer typedefs).

+1

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Riccardo Murri, Hadlaubstr. 150, 8006 Zürich (CH)