[Mpi-forum] MPIR Specification / Draft for review

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at cisco.com
Mon Sep 13 14:26:02 CDT 2010

All --

We have received no further comments on this document, so this will be the version that I will presenting for the first formal reading on Thurs, Sep 16, at 3:15pm Stuttgart time.

On Sep 2, 2010, at 1:02 AM, Martin Schulz wrote:

> Dear MPI forum members,
> As part of the activities in the MPI-3 tools working group, John DelSignore, with
> input and contributions from several WG members, has put together a comprehensive
> document describing the MPIR process acquisition interface. The draft of this document
> is attached to this email. There is also a ticket (#228) in the system with the same
> document attached to it.
> This is not intended as a new standard or put up for inclusion in the MPI standard itself,
> but rather describes the state of the art for this interface how it is currently implemented in
> (almost?) all MPIs and how it is (supposed to be) used in tools.
> Since we (the WG) see this document as an important document describing this often
> poorly understood interface, we would like to submit this document as an official text
> sanctioned and distributed by the MPI forum. Based on the discussion during the last
> forum meeting, such documents should go through a similar reading and voting
> process as any addition to the standard. We are therefore putting the current draft forward
> for a reading during the next MPI forum meeting in Stuttgart in two weeks. Jeff
> Squyres will lead this session.
> Best regards,
> Martin
> ________________________________________________________________________
> Martin Schulz, schulzm at llnl.gov, http://people.llnl.gov/schulzm
> CASC @ Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, USA

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