[Mpi3-abi] ABI: for languages?

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at [hidden]
Fri Sep 12 18:48:24 CDT 2008

On Sep 12, 2008, at 6:27 PM, Greg Lindahl wrote:

> http://informatics.umdnj.edu/BioRPMs/ is an example of a group  
> that's doing
> binary distrbiutions. I think these are all non-MPI.
> 36 bioinformatics apps
> 11 molecular modeling apps
> 29 engineering apps

If they're not MPI apps, they don't seem relevant to this discussion,  
do they?  :-)

> I know that Debian has a ton of scientific apps in it, too, including
> some MPI apps linked only to their favorite MPI implementation.

Can you get these maintainers to say that they want / will use an MPI  

> The reason all this binary distributing is going on is that end-users
> don't want to compile things, or even rebuild srpms.

So you're saying: "trust me."  :-)

Let's hear from the software maintainers, please.

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems

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