[libfabric-users] connection-less send/recv with verbs

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Mon Jul 17 10:38:04 PDT 2017

> Maybe a correlated point: my code does not perform the initial
> “handshake” for filling AVs, it simply fills them “statically”.
> Is there any specific reason for which the handshake (as is performed
> by any sample code I saw so far) should be preferable?

The example code uses a handshake because it is trying to limit its usage to only the defined APIs.  An out of band mechanism can be used to exchange addresses, and that is supported.  For example, MPI uses this.  Either works, it mostly depends on how your application is structured.

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