On Apr 14 2011, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> I think Ralph's point is that OMPI is providing the run-time environment
> for the application, and it would probably behoove us to support both
> kinds of behaviors since there are obviously people in both camps out
> It's pretty easy to add a non-default MCA param / orterun CLI option to
> say "abort the job if any of them exit with a non-zero status."
That's not a problem! Any more than a similar one to provide timeouts,
both on inactivity and on total running time (useful for teaching).
Unless options are unclean or excessive, they can be ignored by people
who don't want them.