[Mpi3-tools] Updates to DLL Discovery API proposal

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at cisco.com
Mon Mar 2 15:31:04 CST 2009

Forgot to mention -- I updated OMPI's development trunk to follow this  
new proposal (all that was required was changing to ensure that the  
global variables were only assigned *after* the argv-style arrays were  
completely setup):


On Mar 2, 2009, at 4:25 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Per the call today, I updated https://svn.mpi-forum.org/trac/mpi-forum-web/wiki/MPI3Tools/dllapi 
>  to remove all references to MPIR_debug_gate, and changed the text  
> to reflect that the debugger may read the value at any time.  If the  
> symbol does not exist, then the MPI doesn't support the DLL and the  
> debugger shouldn't bother checking again.
> If the symbol exists and has a NULL value, the debugger should try  
> again later.  If the symbol exists and does not have a NULL value,  
> then the debugger can try the DLLs listed in the array.
> I will likely not update the MPI handle debugging API proposal until  
> after we get some feedback from the Forum.
> -- 
> Jeff Squyres
> Cisco Systems
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Jeff Squyres
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