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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-18 09:22:04


I don't know if we're tried cygwin for a long, long time... My gut
reaction is that it "should work" (the wrappers are pretty simple C),
but I don't have any cygwin resources to test / fix this. :-(

George -- got any insight?

On Nov 16, 2006, at 4:44 PM, Ralph Castain wrote:

> I'm not sure about running under cygwin at this stage - I have
> compiled the
> code base there before as you did, but never tried to run anything
> in that
> environment.
>
> However, I believe 1.2 will operate under Windows itself. Of
> course, that
> means using the Windows compilers...but if you have those, you
> should be
> able to run.
>
> I'll have to defer to my colleagues who wrote those wrapper
> compilers as to
> why cygwin might be taking offense. They are all at the
> Supercomputing Expo
> this week, so response may be a little delayed.
>
> Ralph
>
>
> On 11/16/06 1:54 PM, "Beth Tibbitts" <tibbitts_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
>>
>> I'm trying to build OpenMPI on windows with cygwin, to at least be
>> able to
>> demo the Eclipse PTP(Parallel Tools Platform)
>> on my laptop.
>>
>> I configured OpenMPI version 1.2 (openmpi-1.2b1) with the following
>> command:
>> ./configure --with-devel-headers --enable-mca-no-build=timer-windows
>>
>> then did make all and make install, which all seemed to finish ok
>> When i try to compile a small test mpi program I get a segfault
>>
>> $ mpicc mpitest.c
>> Signal:11 info.si_errno:0(No error) si_code:23()
>> Failing at addr:0x401a06
>> *** End of error message ***
>> 15 [main] mpicc 7036 _cygtls::handle_exceptions: Error while
>> dumping
>> state
>> (probably corrupted stack)
>> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>>
>>
>> ...Beth
>>
>> Beth Tibbitts (859) 243-4981 (TL 545-4981)
>> High Productivity Tools / Parallel Tools http://eclipse.org/ptp
>> IBM T.J.Watson Research Center
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Jeff Squyres
Server Virtualization Business Unit
Cisco Systems