[libfabric-users] RDM send fails

Jörn Schumacher jorn.schumacher at cern.ch
Thu Nov 29 09:23:13 PST 2018

On 11/29/2018 05:59 PM, Hefty, Sean wrote:
>> Thanks Sean. Couldn't the connection be established already when
>> inserting the remote address to the AV? From the API it looks like an
>> event can be generated once the insertion completes. In case of rxm
>> this could be when the connection is established.
> I thought about this, but the addresses can be inserted prior to the AV being bound to any EP, plus the AV can be bound to multiple EPs.  So there may be more than one connection per peer address that gets established, and we may not know the source address to use for the connection.
> There are some options here, but we'd likely need to add a flag as part of AV insertion to force the connection setup to complete, plus require that the AV be bound to all EPs prior to the insert being called.  Neither of these are hard, but apps would need to adjust for this case.

Got it. Sounds like it might break some compatibility then. Not sure if 
it's worth it for my particular use case, unless such a change is of 
general interest.


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