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Re: [Jeff Squyres <jsquyres@lsc.nd.edu>] Re: LAM: MPE support in lam?


"Eray Ozkural (exa)" <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr> writes:

> Camm Maguire wrote:
> >  [Jeff]:
> > LAM and MPICH evolved completely independantly, and hence have entirely
> > different inner workings.  Unfortunately, it's not as simple as just
> > getting the enumerated constants in our .h files to agree -- there's a lot
> > of interworkings below the MPI layer in both LAM and MPICH, none of which
> > is common between the two systems.
> > 
> > Sorry.  :-(
> LAM and MPICH have completely different architectures so we can't
> expect to have binary compatibility. At any rate, the MPI standard does not
> specify binary compatibility.

Agreed, we can not expect this.  And I didn't know about the standard
not specifying binary compatability -- this is good to know, thanks
for this!  But in the particular cases of lam and mpich, it may be
easier than we had thought, and this would probably be a Good Thing,

Take care,

> Regards,
> -- 
> Eray (exa) Ozkural
> Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
> e-mail: erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr
> www: http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~erayo

Camm Maguire			     			camm@enhanced.com
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