[libfabric-users] [ofiwg] Shared Rx and Connected

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Tue Sep 10 12:59:33 PDT 2019

> Speaking as a user of this proposed feature, I’d be more interested in the EP than the
> address.  With the address, I’d have to hash it to get a local context representing the
> remote side. I can get that from the EP without hashing making it a better approach.

Therein lies the issue.  Commonly used existing HW doesn't provide this information in an easy to obtain manner.  So there's a cost to obtaining it, and that cost may get pushed into the protocol and back to the sender.

- Sean

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