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From: Aurelien Bouteiller (bouteill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-11 13:17:14

Sounds great to me.


Le 11 sept. 07 à 13:03, Jeff Squyres a écrit :
> If you genericize the concept, I think it's compatible with FT:
> 1. during MPI_INIT, one of the MPI processes can request a "notify"
> exit pattern for the job: a process must notify the RTE before it
> actually exits (i.e., some ORTE notification during MPI_FINALIZE).
> If a process exits before notifying the RTE, it's an error.
> 1a. The default action upon error can be to kill the entire job.
> 1b. If you desire plug-in-able error actions (e.g., not kill the
> entire job), I'm *assuming* that our plugin frameworks can handle
> that...?
> 2. for an FT MPI job, I assume that the MPI processes would either
> not perform step 1 (i.e., the default action upon process exit is
> nothing -- just like if you had run "mpirun -np 4 hostname"), or you
> would select a specific action upon error/plugin for what to do when
> a process exits without first notifying the RTE.
> Howzat?
> --
> Jeff Squyres
> Cisco Systems
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