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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Deadlocks with new (routed) orted launch algorithm
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-01 19:48:00

On Dec 1, 2009, at 5:52 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:

> > So perhaps it can become a param in the downcall to the MCA base
> as to whether the priority params should be automatically
> registered...?
> I can live with that, though I again question why anything needs to
> be automatically registered. It sounds like we were lazy, and so now
> we have things happening automatically that can confuse people.

That pretty well sums it up. :-)

> Question: if the system automatically registers a priority param,
> and someone sets a priority with it, then what happens when the
> component returns a different (possibly hardwired) value? Does MCA
> base ignore what was set and use what was returned? I assume that is
> the case...

If the component re-registers a priority param with a new default
value, that new default becomes *the* default (overwriting the prior
default value that was registered).

Is that what you're asking?

Jeff Squyres