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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Argument parsing issue
From: Reuti (reuti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-27 04:22:35


Hi,

Am 27.01.2011 um 09:48 schrieb Gabriele Fatigati:

> Dear OpenMPI users and developers,
>
> i'm using OpenMPI 1.4.3 and Intel compiler. My simple application require 3 line arguments to work. If i use the follow command:
>
> mpirun -np 2 ./a.out a b "c d"
>
> It works well.
>
> Debugging my application with Totalview:
>
> mpirun -np 2 --debug ./a.out a b "c d"
>
> Argument parsing doesn't work well. Arguments passed are:
>
> a b c d

this double expansion can happen with certain wrappers (also with queuing system this happens sometimes). What you can try is:

$ mpirun -np 2 --debug ./a.out a b "'c d'"

$ mpirun -np 2 --debug ./a.out a b "\"c d\""

-- Reuti

> and not
>
> a b "c d"
>
> I think there is an issue in parsing the arguments invoking Totalview. Is this a bug into mpirun or i need to do it in other way?
>
> Thanks in forward.
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Ing. Gabriele Fatigati
>
> Parallel programmer
>
> CINECA Systems & Tecnologies Department
>
> Supercomputing Group
>
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>
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>
> g.fatigati [AT] cineca.it
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