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Source code changes of the file "OPEN_ISSUES" between
scalasca-2.3.1.tar.gz and scalasca-2.4.tar.gz

About: Scalasca v2 (Scalable Performance Analysis of Large-Scale Applications) is an toolset to analyze the performance behavior of parallel applications and to identify opportunities for optimization. Note: Requires the instrumentation and measurement infrastructure Score-P and the CUBE4 GUI.

OPEN_ISSUES  (scalasca-2.3.1):OPEN_ISSUES  (scalasca-2.4)
SCALASCA v2.3.1 OPEN ISSUES SCALASCA v2.4 OPEN ISSUES
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(Status: May 2016) (Status: May 2018)
This file lists known limitations and unimplemented features of various This file lists known limitations and unimplemented features of various
Scalasca components. Scalasca components.
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* Platform support * Platform support
- Scalasca has been tested on the following platforms: - Scalasca has been tested on the following platforms:
+ IBM Blue Gene/Q + IBM Blue Gene/Q
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+ Oracle/Sun Solaris/SPARC-based clusters + Oracle/Sun Solaris/SPARC-based clusters
- On the Intel Xeon Phi platform, only Intel compilers and Intel MPI are - On the Intel Xeon Phi platform, only Intel compilers and Intel MPI are
currently supported. currently supported.
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* SCOUT parallel trace analysis * SCOUT parallel trace analysis
- The OpenMP and hybrid MPI/OpenMP versions of the SCOUT parallel trace - The OpenMP and hybrid MPI/OpenMP versions of the SCOUT parallel trace
analyzer (and its associated libraries) have been found not to build with analyzer (and its associated libraries) have been found not to build or
PGI pgCC versions 10.5 and later, and while earlier versions can be used execute incorrectly with old PGI pgCC versions (verified with, e.g.,
to build SCOUT they are unlikely to execute correctly. Consequently, v10.5, v13.9, v14.1). Consequently, Scalasca should be configured using
Scalasca should be configured using '--disable-openmp' to skip building '--disable-openmp' to skip building the corresponding scout.omp and
the corresponding scout.omp and scout.hyb executables. Pathscale and scout.hyb executables. Pathscale and other compilers may have similar
other compilers may have similar problems and also need the same problems and also need the same treatment.
treatment.
- If it is not possible to build the required versions of SCOUT, or it - If it is not possible to build the required versions of SCOUT, or it
fails to run reliably, it may be possible to substitute a version built fails to run reliably, it may be possible to substitute a version built
with a different compiler (such as GCC) when doing measurement collection with a different compiler (such as GCC) when doing measurement collection
& analysis (e.g., in a batch job). & analysis (e.g., in a batch job).
- The MPI and hybrid MPI/OpenMP versions of the SCOUT parallel analyzer - The MPI and hybrid MPI/OpenMP versions of the SCOUT parallel analyzer
must be run as an MPI program with exactly the same number of processes must be run as an MPI program with exactly the same number of processes
as contained in the experiment to analyze: typically it will be as contained in the experiment to analyze: typically it will be
convenient to launch SCOUT immediately following the measurement in a convenient to launch SCOUT immediately following the measurement in a
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