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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Java MPI Bindings in 1.6.x
From: Brock Palen (brockp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-28 13:38:35


Our case is a single user expressing interest, and maybe long term mixing as we explore hadoop options, and would mix MPI+hadoop.

I would not go into the effort if it is non-trivial to add it to 1.6.

Brock Palen
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CAEN Advanced Computing
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On Nov 28, 2012, at 10:29 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> On Nov 28, 2012, at 10:06 AM, Brock Palen wrote:
>
>> I know java MPI bindings are in the development tree, and the FAQ states they are derived from the HLRS bindings (which I can't appear to find online).
>
> I don't remember exactly where we got them; the repository might not have been public. I know we (i.e., Ralph) scoured around for quite a while before settling on this particular set.
>
> IIRC, we might have gotten this set from our contacts at HLRS, and therefore it might not be on the open web anywhere else.
>
>> Is it possible to take the bindings from the dev tree and build them against the 1.6 stable? If not what mpiJava bindings do you recommend?
>
> Officially, we will not be porting the Java bindings to the v1.6 tree (because it's the stable tree -- no new features will be added).
>
> That doesn't mean it can't be done, however. I think the hard part was figuring out the build system mojo for it, but that's now been done.
>
> If you have users with a genuine interest in using the Java bindings but want to use them with v1.6, I might be able to put up a bitbucket based off the v1.6 branch that includes the Java bindings. It would be great to get some feedback on these (admittedly incomplete) Java bindings.
>
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