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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] VT integration: make distclean problem
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-12 17:55:13

Hmm; I'm not sure.

distclean will fail in a tarball or SVN checkout if you do --enable-
contrib-no-build=vt. So it's not a developer-only artifact.

I don't know what the Right solution is, though. :-\

On Feb 12, 2008, at 9:22 AM, Josh Hursey wrote:

> Good points about 'distclean' versus 'clean'. For the make distclean
> case then I think it is ok if we fail here since it is not a full
> 'make dist' that I was working with originally.
> Sorry for the distraction.
> Cheers,
> Josh
> On Feb 12, 2008, at 6:52 AM, Andreas Knüpfer wrote:
>> On Monday 11 February 2008, Josh Hursey wrote:
>>> I've been noticing another problem with the VT integration. If you
>>> do
>>> a "./configure --enable-contrib-no-build=vt" a subsequent 'make
>>> distclean' will fail in contrib/vt. The 'make distclean' will
>>> succeed
>>> with VT enabled (default).
>> hm, tricky. I guess it is about the 'make dist' functionality. All
>> others
>> like 'make distclean' etc. are only assisting functionality for
>> 'make dist'
>> after all.
>> And for 'make dist' you need to have everything configured that is
>> going to be
>> part of the distribution. Therefore, VT needs to be part of the
>> tarball, so
>> you can disable it at build time. It would not work the other way
>> around.
>> So in my opinion, the current status is what we want to have. Are
>> there any
>> problems when configuring VT, then building the tarball with VT and
>> disabling
>> it once you build Open MPI from the tarball?
>> Regards, Andreas
>> --
>> Dipl. Math. Andreas Knuepfer,
>> Center for Information Services and
>> High Performance Computing (ZIH), TU Dresden,
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems