[mpich-devel] Future of MPE?

Jeff Hammond jhammond at alcf.anl.gov
Wed Oct 16 11:52:01 CDT 2013

In what context is fast configure solving a real problem?

Don Knuth would condemn such a thing IMO. 


----- Lisandro Dalcin <dalcinl at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16 October 2013 02:14, Pavan Balaji <balaji at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> > If you mean, I'll do configure/make/make install once and both mpich and mpe will be built, then probably not. This requires a lot of build system hacking for MPE's configure to test for MPI features before the MPI implementation is actually built. That's nasty; we already do that for the mpich test suite and it's a nightmare to maintain. We don't want to do that for yet another package.
> Would it make sense to have a "special" and fast configure step for
> MPE when it is built as part of MPICH?
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> Lisandro Dalcin
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