[Mpi-forum] Proposal to establish the Miscellaneous Working Group
jeffb at lanl.gov
Tue Aug 12 09:19:48 CDT 2008
At 11:34 AM 8/8/2008, you wrote:
>I'd like to propose a new Miscellaneous working group as a
>placeholder for ideas which don't nicely fit into any of the
>existing working groups. At the moment, here are the topics I'd
>like to include in such a group.
>* Recommending standard names and options for MPI compiler wrappers,
>in the same way the 2.0 makes recommendations about mpiexec
this one could map into the ABI WG
>* Assembling test suites for 2.2 and 3.0, perhaps not blessed by the
>standard, but a place where all MPI developers can download and/or
>contribute tests to check their MPI meets the spec (or rather
>doesn't fail to meet the spec for some particular test case)
Why not blessed by the standard? An official compliance test suite
is a great idea.
>* Organizing a survey to identify features that users currently use
>in MPI, and for feedback on new features proposed for 3.0
>* Recommending standard tools interfaces, like MPIR_PROCDESC
>I'm willing to chair this group. Are there other organizations who
>would support it?
LANL would support this.
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