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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-18 08:50:56


These all look good to me.

On Oct 18, 2006, at 1:11 AM, Brian Barrett wrote:

> Hi all -
>
> I have four changes I'd like to make to the wrapper compilers (well,
> more the build system). I figured I'd make them available for public
> comment before I did any of them, as they would change how things got
> installed and what the user sees:
>
> 1) Only install opal{cc,c++} and orte{cc,c++} if configured with --
> with-devel-headers. Right now, they are always installed, but there
> are no header files installed for either project, so there's really
> not much way for a user to actually compile an OPAL / ORTE
> application.
>
> 2) Drop support for opalCC and orteCC. It's a pain to setup all the
> symlinks (indeed, they are currently done wrong for opalCC) and
> there's no history like there is for mpiCC. This isn't a big deal,
> but would make two Makefiles easier to deal with. And since about
> every 3 months, I have to fix the Makefiles after they get borked up
> a little bit, it makes my life easier.
>
> 3) Change what is currently opalcc.1 (name it something generic,
> probably opal_wrapper.1) and add some macros that get sed'ed so that
> the man pages appear to be customized for the given command. Josh
> and I had talked about this long ago, but time prevented us from
> actually doing anything.
>
> 4) Install the wrapper data files even if we compiled with --disable-
> binaries. This is for the use case of doing multi-lib builds, where
> one word size will only have the library built, but we need both set
> of wrapper data files to piece together to activate the multi-lib
> support in the wrapper compilers.
>
> Comments?
>
>
> Brian
>
>
>
> --
> Brian Barrett
> Open MPI developer
> http://www.open-mpi.org/
>
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Jeff Squyres
Server Virtualization Business Unit
Cisco Systems