[Mpi-forum] Error/gap in MPI_NEIGHBOR_ALLTOALL/ALLGATHER
skjellum at auburn.edu
Fri Sep 27 17:37:25 CDT 2019
Rolf let’s open a Ticket
Anthony Skjellum, PhD
> On Sep 27, 2019, at 6:09 PM, Rolf Rabenseifner via mpi-forum <mpi-forum at lists.mpi-forum.org> wrote:
> Dear MPI collective WG,
> you may try to resolve the problem with a maybe wrong
> MPI specification for MPI_NEIGHBOR_ALLTOALL/ALLGATHER
> Dear MPI Forum member,
> you may own/use an MPI implementation that implements
> with race conditions if #nprocs in one dimension is
> only 1 or 2 and periodic==true
> The problem was reported as a bug of the OpenMPI library
> by Simone Chiochetti from DICAM at the University of Trento,
> but seems to be a bug in the MPI specification,
> or at least an advice to implementors is missing.
> I produced a set of animated slides.
> Please look at them in presentation mode with animation.
> Have fun with a problem that clearly prevents the use
> of MPI_NEIGHBOR_... routines with cyclic boundary condition
> if one wants to verify that mpirun -np 1 is doing
> the same as the sequential code.
> Best regards
> Dr. Rolf Rabenseifner . . . . . . . . . .. email rabenseifner at hlrs.de .
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