[Beowulf] MS HPC... Oh dear...

Greg Lindahl greg.lindahl at qlogic.com
Mon Jun 12 01:39:07 EDT 2006


On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 12:02:54AM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:

> While some folks here defend this, I want to
> note that end users don't give a rip about that.  They want the new
> fangled hardware to work.  Right away.  Without a rebuild of the app.
> So do the vendors.

I *knew* there must be a reason why I proposed an MPI ABI...

FWIW there is a de-facto ABI with MPICH when using shared libraries,
we have used this trick to run all sorts of ISV codes with our
interconnect.

-- greg

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