"Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) via users" <users@lists.open-mpi.org> writes:

> Reuti's right.
> Sorry about the potentially misleading use of "--prefix" -- we
> basically inherited that CLI option from a different MPI
> implementation (i.e., people asked for it).  So we were locked into
> that meaning for the "--prefix" CLI options.

Reading more closely, I see it's only for remote hosts anyhow, but I'd
be surprised if only binaries and libraries were relocated from one
tree, and only hosts that somehow were distinguished from the one
invoking mpirun (et al).

Regardless, is there some problem just documenting the relevant
variables in the obvious places?
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