[mpiwg-hybridpm] Changes to the EI chapter

Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) jsquyres at cisco.com
Tue Mar 3 17:48:48 CST 2015

On Mar 3, 2015, at 3:46 PM, Jeff Hammond <jeff.science at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Not linking against pthreads doesn't mean anything -- every process still has at least 1 thread.
> You are making the semantic link between an OS process and a thread in
> CS lexicon.  That's really not helpful here.

It's a fact: every process, even every MPI process, has at least 1 thread.

How is that wrong?

>> That was the whole point of the ticket: these functions are *always* thread safe.
>> ...which is what Jeff Hammond wanted.  :-)
> Then we are requiring ALL implementations to support threads.  You
> want to make that rather huge change to MPI as part of dickering over
> this sentence?

Ok, I'm lost.  You wanted this ticket.  You started this ticket.  You pushed for this ticket.

Now you don't want it any more?

Jeff Squyres
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