Commit 827c983f authored by Philip Carns's avatar Philip Carns
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a little more explanation of what Margo does

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# Margo
Margo is a library that provides Argobots bindings to the Mercury RPC
implementation. See the following for more details about each project:
Margo is a utility library built atop Mercury that simplifies RPC service
development by providing bindings that can issue concurrent operations
without using callback functions and without manual invocation of progress
or trigger function loops.
Margo does this by leveraging the Argobots user-level threading system
to transparently context switch between blocking operations and progress
loops while still retaining the performance advantages of Mercury's
native event-driven progress model.
See the following for more details about Mercury and Argobots:
Note that Margo should be compatible with any Mercury transport (NA plugin). The documentation assumes the use of the NA SM (shared memory) plugin that is built into Mercury for simplicity. This plugin is only valid for communication between processes on a single node. See [Using Margo with other Mercury NA plugins](##using-margo-with-other-mercury-na-plugins) for information on other configuration options.
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