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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-21 10:28:18


Sorry for the delay on replying to this. Thanks for the bug report
and the suggested fix!

I'm committed the fix to the trunk; it'll make its way to the release
branches shortly.

On Oct 12, 2006, at 1:15 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> Hello Orion,
>
> * Orion Poplawski wrote on Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 06:57:04PM CEST:
>> I've been trying to build the openmpi 1.2 branch with the Intel and
>> Portland Fortran compilers and was having trouble using their
>> -i-static/-Bstatic_pgi options.
>
> Your report touches several issues:
>
>> I'm not sure what the most cross platform way to return only the
>> first
>> argument is.
>
> ompi_setup_f77.m4 should allow for more than one word in $F77.
> Autoconf typically uses something like this to extract the first word:
>
> # Extract the first word of "$ac_prog", so it can be a program name
> with args.
> set dummy $ac_prog; ac_word=$2
>
> so OpenMPI could use that, too (with variable names changed, of
> course, so they don't interfere with Autoconf's),
>
>> Of course, if there was a way to get these passed to the appropriate
>> link stages, we could avoid this. But it looks like libtool
>> strips the
>> -i-static argument and doesn't pass it on to the link command, not
>> sure
>> about the -Bstatic_pgi argument.
>
> Yes, this is a problem. On the libtool command lines, you can use
> -Wc,-i-static
>
> to get -i-static passed to the compiler driver; and
> -Wl,-i-static
>
> to get it passed to the linker directly (but that would be wrong in
> this
> case). Unfortunately, you may not in general be able to stuff this in
> LDFLAGS at configure time (I haven't tried, it may just happen to
> work),
> so one different way would be to stick it in at make time only:
> make LDFLAGS=...
>
> But then, configuring with
>> FC="ifort -i-static"
>
> is a much better option: it tests the right setting at configure time.
>
> Note there may still be issues: libtool should actually be able to
> understand what -i-static really means (and for example not worry
> about
> those libraries that are linked statically). But the FC setting
> should
> get you going.
>
> Hope that helps.
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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Jeff Squyres
Server Virtualization Business Unit
Cisco Systems