[Mpi3-abi] ABI: for languages?

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at [hidden]
Fri Sep 12 17:04:36 CDT 2008

On Sep 12, 2008, at 5:59 PM, Greg Lindahl wrote:

> 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.

Can you cite some of these?

If MPI is being used as general IPC (vs. traditional HPC  
environments), that could also be a good motivation.  But it would be  
good to see concrete evidence of this first.

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems

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