Reminder -- this RFC expires tonight.
Speak now or forever hold your peace...
On Oct 5, 2007, at 7:46 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> WHAT: Remove the mvapi BTL for the v1.3 release.
> WHY: None of the IB vendors want to maintain it anymore; our future
> is OFED. If someone still has mvapi IB drivers, they can use the
> OMPI v1.2 series.
> WHERE: svn rm ompi/mca/btl/mvapi
> WHEN: Before the v1.3 release.
> TIMEOUT: COB, Thurs, Oct 11, 2007
> None of the IB vendors are interested in maintaining the "mvapi" BTL
> anymore. Indeed, none of us have updated it with any of the new/
> interesting/better performance features that went into the openib BTL
> over the past year (or more). Additionally, some changes may be
> coming in the OMPI infrastructure that would *require* some revamping
> in the mvapi BTL -- and no one of Cisco, Voltaire, Mellanox is
> willing to do it.
> So we'd like to ditch the mvapi BTL starting with v1.3 and have the
> official guidance be that if you have mvapi, you need to use the OMPI
> v1.2 series (i.e., remove this from the SVN trunk in the Very Near
> Jeff Squyres
> Cisco Systems
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