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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Porting Open MPI
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-22 09:54:08

On May 22, 2013, at 4:55 AM, jhonatan alves <jhonatanalves1_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hello,
> We are trying port Open MPI to a new operating system, called EPOS, but our main problem at the moment is that this operating system is not POSIX compatible.

That could make things difficult, depending on how incompatible it is

> Our question is there some way to know what are the OS dependencies of Open MPI?

Most is contained in the OPAL layer - the rest of the code generally accesses the OS via OPAL. However, the TCP interface code can cause OS porting problems.

> Is there a porting manual of Open MPI?

Not that I have seen

> Is there a documentation for ORTE and OPAL?

Only in the header files, I fear

> Thanks!
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