[Mpi3-hybridpm] Better Forum INIT/FINALIZE slides

Pavan Balaji balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Jul 29 20:31:46 CDT 2013

On 07/29/2013 04:19 PM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) wrote:
> Yes, agreed -- I just put that box there because it's an obvious
> thing we'll all see before we send this to the Forum.  It can be
> discussed on the call in 2 weeks (but I won't be there), or on the
> call in 4 weeks (I'll be on that one).
> My $0.02: because of this proposal, INITIALIZED/FINALIZED *have* to
> change:
> 1. they either have to reflect the epoch, like I proposed 2. or they
> have to be specifically scoped to only apply to the *first* MPI
> initialization/finalization (which seems really weird)
> I'm guessing you're advocating #2, right?  If so, can you explain
> why?

I prefer not changing the semantics of something that already exists. 
In the current semantics, once INITIALIZED/FINALIZED are set, they can 
never change their values.

Pavan Balaji

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