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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: new OMPI RTE define:
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-18 09:18:32

On Feb 18, 2014, at 8:18 AM, George Bosilca <bosilca_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> For the longer term (i.e., 1.9), should we add a little opal infrastructure that contains an event base that is run in its own progress thread? This would allow the MPI layer to consolidate into one progress thread (for things that are event based, at least). I don’t believe much work would be needed here.
> +1. All frameworks/component with a need for event triggering without other constraints must use it. In other terms the proposed infrastructure might not be the most effective for high density fd listeners such as the TCP BTL.

Ok. I can add an RFC/proposal to my to-do list... after v1.7.5 (and possibly after v1.8 -- we'll see how my to-do list plays out).

> Btw, now that we’re talking about this I wonder how do we deal with signals in a non-ORTE environment. Who is registering the signal callbacks, such as USR1?

Don't know / no one...?

Jeff Squyres
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