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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] PML Start error?
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-28 09:26:49

Looks that way to me, too.

On Feb 27, 2009, at 5:34 PM, Eugene Loh wrote:

> I'm looking at pml_ob1_start.c. It loops over requests and starts
> them. It makes some decision about whether an old request can be
> reused or if a new one must be allocated/initialized. So, there is
> a variable named reuse_old_request. It's initialized to "true", but
> if a new request must be alloced/inited, then it's set to false.
> The thing is, this variable is initialized to true only once, at
> entry to the function and outside the loop over requests. This
> strikes me as wrong. It appears that if ever the variable is set to
> false, it will remain so until the end of the function. I would
> think the intent is for the variable to be reset to true at the
> start of every iteration.
> Yes/no?
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems