Commit 1803c5a3 authored by Jonathan Jenkins's avatar Jonathan Jenkins
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couple of updates to docs

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......@@ -153,6 +153,14 @@ The following restrictions currently apply to the IO language:
Hence, getgroupid should be completely ignored and getgrouprank and
getgroupsize ignore the group ID parameter passed in.
===== Limitations
The IO language is frozen and no future development will be happening with it,
so keep the following limitations in mind when using it.
* There is currently no way to specify a "create" flag to open.
* Variables are expected to be a single lowercase character.
=== Network
Our primary network workload generator is via the DUMPI tool
......@@ -345,6 +345,9 @@ implement -- steps 2--4 are a few lines of code each. Also, LP-IO can be
used upon encountering a suspend condition to give error specifics (the reverse
write would occur in the reverse handler in step 3).
Note that ROSS now has a self-suspend API -- the hand-implementation may still
be used, but it is preferable to use the ROSS version.
\subsection{Stash data needed for reverse computation within event structures}
Writing discrete-event simulations will necessarily involve ``destructive''
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