[mpiwg-rma] RMA Errata

Jim Dinan james.dinan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 08:42:23 CST 2015

Bumping this thread for progress.  Please take a look a the two errata
suggestions that I captured from the December meeting.  If folks feel that
this is a good direction, I can convert the informal text below into proper
errata proposals.


On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 6:39 PM, Jim Dinan <james.dinan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Reviewing my notes from the WG meeting, it appears that the following
> errata would clarify many misunderstandings of the MPI-3 RMA spec:
> 1) Clarify the target process rank for load/store operations on shared
> memory windows.  This is needed so that synchronization operations (e.g.
> lock/unlock and PSCW) are well defined on shared memory windows.
> 2) Clarify that that while there is one copy of the window data in memory
> in the unified memory model, there are still public and private views that
> must be synchronized according to the RMA semantics.
> Is there enough support for these that they should be captured for future
> discussion?
> Cheers,
>  ~Jim.
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