[Mpi3-abi] ABI: for languages?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at [hidden]
Fri Sep 12 16:59:09 CDT 2008

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 05:53:24PM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Can we build a list of these to see how many packages actually *will* do 
> what you assert?

Sure, you're welcome to ask. But predicting the future is hard, and
even package maintainers probably aren't very good at it, i.e. someone
who's never considered a binary distribution due to MPI issues may
well not leap at the possibility today, but might in a year or two.
Instead, you might look at the rapid growth of non-MPI scientific
programs being distributed as binaries, and project from there.

-- greg

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