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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] turning on progress threads
From: Eugene Loh (eugene.loh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-10 19:54:08

Ralph Castain wrote:

>Just stale code that doesn't hurt anything
Okay, so it'd be all right to remove those lines. Right?

>- frankly, I wouldn't look at platform files to try to get a handle on such things as they tend to fall out of date unless someone needs to change it.
>We always hard-code progress threads to off because the code isn't thread safe in key areas involving the event library, for one.
>On Mar 10, 2011, at 3:43 PM, Eugene Loh wrote:
>>In the trunk, we hardwire progress threads to be off. E.g.,
>>% grep progress
>># Hardwire all progress threads to be off
>> [Hardcode the ORTE progress thread to be off])
>> [Hardcode the OMPI progress thread to be off])
>>So, how do I understand the following?
>>% grep enable_progress contrib/platform/*/*.conf
>>contrib/platform/cisco/linux-static.conf:orte_enable_progress_threads = 1
>>contrib/platform/cisco/macosx-dynamic.conf:orte_enable_progress_threads = 1
>>contrib/platform/openrcm/debug.conf:orte_enable_progress_threads = 1
>>% grep enable_progress contrib/platform/*/*/*.conf
>>contrib/platform/cisco/ebuild/hlfr.conf:orte_enable_progress_threads = 1
>>contrib/platform/cisco/ebuild/ludd.conf:orte_enable_progress_threads = 1
>>contrib/platform/cisco/ebuild/native.conf:orte_enable_progress_threads = 1
>>These seem to try to turn progress threads on. Ugly, but not a problem?