[Rd] Rmpi and OpenMPI ?

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Thu Mar 29 22:20:30 CEST 2007

On Tue, 2007-03-27 at 21:34 -0500, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> Has anybody tried to use Rmpi with the OpenMPI library instead of LAM/MPI?
> LAM appears to be somewhat hardcoded in the Rmpi setup. Before I start to
> experiment with changing this, has anybody else tried Rmpi with non-LAM MPI
> implementations?
http://www.stats.uwo.ca/faculty/yu/Rmpi/, which seems to be the package
author's page, describes using MPICH under MS Windows.  I hope that's a
sign that RMPI is not too tied to LAM.

We're using LAM here, but interested in OpenMPI in hopes of better
integration with Sun Grid Engine.

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