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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] More README questions
From: George Bosilca (bosilca_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-15 11:21:38

On Nov 15, 2008, at 10:30 , Jeff Squyres wrote:

> I've reviewed and updated the entire README file, but have several
> questions that need to be answered by others in the community. I
> committed all my changes, but marked sections of the file with "***"
> where there's still a question about what needs to be updated.
> Here's a summary of the problem areas:
> - I sent a question about supported ORTE environments already
> - I sent a question about tested platforms already
> - --enable-progress-threads is effectively broken, right? Should we
> just disable / remove it in v1.3? (and remove all mention of it in

There are not enough tests to support either way ... I guess that all
devices that are thread safe (the list in the beginning of the
README), should play nicely woth the progress thread.

> - Is the following statement true?
> Open MPI will, by default, choose to use "cm" if it finds a cm-
> supported network at run-time.

Unfortunately yes.

> - There's a big chunk of text about MX that I have no idea if it's
> still up-to-date / correct or not.

As accurate as always.


> - Please read the list of MCA frameworks to ensure that I got the
> brief descriptions correct and didn't leave any frameworks out
> Thanks!
> --
> Jeff Squyres
> Cisco Systems
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