[Beowulf] RE: Compare and contrast MPI implementations

Jeffrey B. Layton laytonjb at charter.net
Mon Dec 19 10:27:48 EST 2005


Very Cool Trick!

> But there are so many different ways to remove fur from felines.  E.g.
>
> rgb at lilith|B:1001>ssh lucifer "FROG='tasty';echo \$FROG"
> tasty
>
> Or shell scripts.  Or conditionals in your shell init files (or sshrc)
> such as (pseudocode):
>
> if(FROG == 'tasty')
>   MPI_FLAVOR=tasty
>   export MPI_FLAVOR
> else
>   MPI_FLAVOR=toasty
>   export MPI_FLAVOR
>
> together with the example above, where of course you can do anything you
> like under the various conditionals.  Seriously.  Not all solutions are
> necessarily "easy" to make automagical for a non-Unix-hacker type person
> or easy to administratively support, but neither are they particularly
> difficult and they CAN be documented, one would think.
>
> But I think modules already sound like they take care of the problem.  I
> was just advertising for ssh, since I like smart remote shells.  rsh is
> fast, but it isn't smart and it isn't secure.
>
>   rgb
>
_______________________________________________
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf



More information about the Beowulf mailing list