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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] openmpi with FT enabled
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-28 13:51:55

Unfortunately, the entire infrastructure is currently broken. :-(

The values in that file are MCA parameters - the C code just checks to see which params are set in various places and takes appropriate action.

We planned to do a "reset" to re-enable C/R since ORTE is now completely async, the MPI layer is headed that way, and we need to add in the external checkpoint integration requested for the next-gen large-scale systems. If you'd like to help with that, you are certainly welcome! If so, we should probably chat off-list about it.

On Oct 28, 2013, at 10:22 AM, Adrian Reber <adrian_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Thanks. That's okay. That's why I am looking at it. To get it working.
> It is just not clear how the values from ft-enable-cr are supposed to be
> used. They are used in the code as if they are variables. They are
> defined, however, in a text file (which is not in C). My question is
> how are the values from ft-enable-cr supposed to be used in the C code?
> Or is the code infrastructure used in the C/R part also completely broken?
> Adrian
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 09:39:19AM -0700, Ralph Castain wrote:
>> I'm afraid C/R isn't supported in the trunk nor 1.7 release series at this time. We're looking to restore that support next year as part of the 1.9 release series.
>> On Oct 28, 2013, at 8:47 AM, Adrian Reber <adrian_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> I am trying to compile openmpi (Revision: 29539) from svn
>>> with '--with-ft=cr'. I get a compilation error and I am
>>> lost how to solve it:
>>> ../../../../opal/mca/base/mca_base_components_open.c: In function 'open_components':
>>> ../../../../opal/mca/base/mca_base_components_open.c:144:9: error: 'mca_base_component_distill_checkpoint_ready' undeclared (first use in this function)
>>> if (mca_base_component_distill_checkpoint_ready) {
>>> ^
>>> ../../../../opal/mca/base/mca_base_components_open.c:144:9: note: each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in
>>> mca_base_component_distill_checkpoint_ready exists in
>>> contrib/amca-param-sets/ft-enable-cr
>>> but I am not sure if contents from this file can be used in the code or
>>> not. Any pointers on how to solve this error would be welcome.
>>> Adrian
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