On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 10:36:19AM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On Aug 13, 2007, at 6:36 AM, Gleb Natapov wrote:
> >> Pallas, Presta (as i know) also use static rank. So lets start to fix
> >> all "bogus" benchmarks :-) ?
> > All benchmarks are bogus. I have better optimization. Check a name of
> > executable and if this is some know benchmark send one byte instead of
> > real message. 3D driver do this why can't we.
> Because we'd end up in an arms race of benchmark argv name and
> what is hard-coded in Open MPI. Users/customers/partners would soon
> enough figure out that this is what we're doing and either use "mv"
> or "ln -s" to get around our hack and see the real numbers anyway.
> In short: it's an even dirtier trick than header caching (for
> example), and we'd get beat up about it.
That was joke :) (But 3D drivers really do such things :( )