[mpiwg-rma] FW: [Mpi3-rma] [EXTERNAL] Re: MPI-3 UNIFIED model updates
balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Aug 27 12:16:41 CDT 2013
On 08/27/2013 11:39 AM, Jeff Hammond wrote:
> I agree with Keith. Losing SHMEM as a client of MPI-3 is not worth
> symmetry or other esoteric properties.
> It's entirely reasonable to say the standard leaves no-sync unified as
> undefined = implementation-defined. This would not be the first time.
Your statements are inconsistent. You said you agree with Keith, but
then said that the no-sync unified option should be undefined. That's
not what Keith is saying; he wants that to have *defined* behavior,
i.e., it is valid for the client to do platform-specific memory consistency.
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