[Mpi3-hybridpm] SHMEM Interface in Draft External Interfaces

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at cisco.com
Thu Feb 17 14:27:27 CST 2011

In fact, chapter 2 explicitly says that handles only have meaning in the local process.

On Feb 17, 2011, at 3:19 PM, Hubert Ritzdorf wrote:

>>> MPI_Comm_shm_attach() is a little tricky - in the current proposal I
>>> don't think we've defined the shm handle to be portable.  Can we make it
>>> valid to send this to another node-local process in order for them to
>>> call attach?
>> Is there an example in MPI where we allow sending an MPI handle to
>> object between ranks? This seems like a bad idea to me.
> No, there isn't.
> Hubert
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