Re: ext. chapter
Rajeev Thakur (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 09:52:12 -0600
> Date: Mon, 28 Oct 1996 08:05:54 -0600
> From: Steve Huss-Lederman <email@example.com>
> Rajeev has raised some points about the draft of 25 October 1996.
> Here are my thoughts:
> > 1. What's missing in the generalized requests section is a way to
> > start a nonblocking nonpersistent gen. req. This is outlined on
> > 127/9-17, but not defined anywhere. We need a defn. for
> > MPI_IDO(meta_req, extra_state, request)
> The text here is wrong. The correct text is on 129/17-20. The
> MPI_IDO function no longer exists. You now use MPI_START. This will
> be fixed.
But MPI_Start will make it a persistent request.
What I need is a nonpersistent request, as none of the nonblocking I/O
requests are persistent. At the subcommittee meeting where Dick
Treumann suggested this new model for generalized requests, my
understanding was that it also supported nonpersistent requests (and
hence I was happy with it :-).