[Mpi3-ft] Topics for next telecon

Anthony Skjellum tony at runtimecomputing.com
Sun Jun 14 19:11:04 CDT 2009

Hi, What is the telecon schedule and how does one get invited?

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:54 PM, Martin Schulz <schulzm at llnl.gov> wrote:

> Hi all,
> At 06:00 PM 6/10/2009, Greg Bronevetsky wrote:
>> For the next telecon I propose that we address the following topics.
>> - The piggybacking proposal was considered by the FT group several months
>> ago but then got lost in a limbo between the FT group and the tools group.
>> We need to discuss this proposal and the issues behind it so that we can
>> figure out how to make progress on it.
> I agree with Greg - it would be great if we could pick this up
> again and try to come up with a single, common proposal. There is
> interest in this from multiple WGs (which is probably part of
> the problem of why nobody has pushed this forward) and if the FT
> group could continue to "host" this, that would be great. It
> would also be good to cross-post the TelCon announcement to the
> tools and AM WGs (for the latter, Torsten has voiced interest).
> Thanks,
> Martin
>  - During the face-to-face discussion we began talking about the desired
>> error notification semantics for collectives. The question is: are MPI
>> implementations allowed to provide no error notification as part of their
>> collectives, relying on calls to MPI_Validate for this functionality or do
>> we expect them to report all relevant errors. In particular, is MPI_Barrier
>> responsible for reporting failures of any members of the communicator or is
>> it allowed to mis-behave in the event of failures and for example, return
>> successfully even if one process failed before calling MPI_Barrier? If so,
>> how do we bound the limit of such mis-behaviors?
>> Greg Bronevetsky
>> Post-Doctoral Researcher
>> Lawrence Livermore National Lab
>> (925) 424-5756
>> bronevetsky at llnl.gov
>> http:// greg.bronevetsky.com
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