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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Fwd: === CREATE FAILURE ===
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-24 18:25:29


Correct. Still looking into that problem -- we'll likely .ompi_ignore
the v pml tonight.

On Jan 24, 2008, at 6:20 PM, Rolf Vandevaart wrote:

> Hi Jeff:
>
> Works for me. I downloaded both the gz and bz2 formats. Unzipped and
> untarred using Solaris tar on sparc and all looks good. No issues
> with
> the long filename.
>
> I also ran configure and saw this error:
> config.status: error: cannot find input file:
> ompi/mca/pml/v/vprotocol/pessimist/Makefile.in
>
> I assume that has nothing to do with the tar issue?
>
> Rolf
>
>
>
> Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> Rolf -- I've made tarballs in the ustar format; can you give them a
>> whirl?
>>
>> http://www.open-mpi.org/~jsquyres/unofficial/
>>
>>
>> On Jan 24, 2008, at 5:07 PM, Rolf Vandevaart wrote:
>>
>>> Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>>> On Jan 24, 2008, at 4:00 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>> Automake forces v7 mode so that Solaris tar can untar the
>>>>>> tarball,
>>>>>> IIRC.
>>>>> You can choose how it should behave:
>>>>> <http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/html_node/Options.html#tar_002dformats
>>>>> <http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/tar/Formats.html>
>>>>
>>>> Can Solaris untar the other formats?
>>>>
>>> I just did a quick check on Solaris tar and GNU tar on Solaris 9 and
>>> 10.
>>> It looks like Solaris tar can handle the v7,oldgnu,ustar,gnu. It
>>> seemed to handle the posix format, but spit out some complaints.
>>>
>>> (tar: ompi/PaxHeaders.19602/test_get1_mod.c~: typeflag 'x' not
>>> recognized, converting to regular file)
>>>
>>> I can dig deeper into this if we need to. From what I have read
>>> maybe
>>> using the ustar format will satisfy all our needs? We get the
>>> longer
>>> filenames and compatibility with older tars. The tar man page on
>>> Solaris 9 and 10 does not mention a 99 character limit, it says:
>>>
>>> "the filename cannot
>>> exceed 256 characters. In addition,
>>> it must be possible to split the
>>> name between parent directory names
>>> so that the prefix is no longer than
>>> 155 characters and the name is no
>>> longer than 100 characters."
>>>
>>> Rolf
>>>
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems