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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Preparations for moving the btl's
From: Bogdan Costescu (Bogdan.Costescu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-03 17:00:28

On Wed, 3 Dec 2008, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Why not put the BTL's above the MPI layer? This would allow us to implement
> an "mpi" BTL that uses MPI as a transport:

Would that allow striping messages over multiple MPI libraries ? And
wouldn't that make a MPI ABI really unnecessary ? :-)

Bogdan Costescu
IWR, University of Heidelberg, INF 368, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Phone: +49 6221 54 8240, Fax: +49 6221 54 8850
E-mail: bogdan.costescu_at_[hidden]