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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] QLogic HCA random crash after prolonged use
From: Dave Love (d.love_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-30 10:45:56


Ralph Castain <rhc_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> Dropped CR is definitely reason not to use OMPI past 1.6. [By the way,
>> the release notes are confusing, saying that DMTCP is supported, but CR
>> is dropped.] I'd have hoped a vendor who needs to support CR would
>> contribute, but I suppose changes just become proprietary if they move
>> the base past 1.6 :-(.
>
> Not necessarily

It looks so from here, but I'd be glad if not.

>> For general information, what makes the CR support difficult to maintain
>> -- is it just a question of effort?
>
> Largely a lack of interest. Very few (i.e., a handful) of people
> around the world use it,

That's surprising; I've certainly felt the lack of it from using PSM.

> and it is hard to justify putting in the
> effort for that small a user group.

Perhaps it's chicken and egg with use and support.