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From: s anwar (sanwar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-11 18:26:38


I've tried my application with MPICH2 and OpenMPI only. The readline stuff
works in OpenMPI as long as I don't start my application with mpirun. It
does not work in MPICH2 irrespective of whether I start my application with
mpirun or not.

My application starts on a workstation and spawns slave processes on cluster
nodes. The application provides an interactive command shell and provides
some GUI functionality using X.

Do you know how bad is the MPI_Comm_spawn issue if I don't start my
application via an mpirun?


On 7/11/06, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Sorry for not replying earlier.
> It is likely that Open MPI won't work properly in this situation -- Open
> MPI provides basic I/O forwarding. I don't know if curses-based or
> readline-based applications will work through our forwarding.
> Do you know if this application works with other MPI implementations?
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> *From:* users-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:users-bounces_at_[hidden]] *On
> Behalf Of *s anwar
> *Sent:* Friday, July 07, 2006 12:46 PM
> *To:* Open MPI Users
> *Subject:* [OMPI users] readline and mpirun
> When I run my MPI enabled application via mpirun, my application
> command-prompt looses its readline editing capability. I was wondering if
> there is workaround.
> Thanks.
> Saadat.
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