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Subject: [OMPI devel] Launch windows nodes from linux
From: Alex.Burton_at_[hidden]
Date: 2012-01-20 00:25:46

Hi developers,

I can see in the code that the part that launches processes on other
machines on Windows is not compiled on other platforms because it uses

Is there another way of launching processes on Windows from non windows
machines ?

What would I need to do to write a daemon similar to MPICH2s smpd which
runs as a windows service ?
It looks like it would only have to handle authentication and launch the
ORTE process.

I would use MPICH2, but it appears to not work with a heterogeneous


Alex Burton
Research Engineer NSEC
CSIRO Energy Technology
Box 330 Newcastle NSW 2300
+61 2 49 606 110