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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] TRUNK error ( MAN page ) since r19120
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-04 11:20:47


Ok, as of r19141, it should be fixed. Let me know if you still have
problems.

On Aug 4, 2008, at 11:01 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Thanks Ralf!
>
> I've committed the first part of your fix; I'm testing the 2nd part
> right now... (also need a "-" in the mkdir in case the directory
> already exists. I should be able to commit shortly; just want to
> make sure it works first.
>
> FWIW, I did test the man page stuff with a clean SVN checkout first,
> but I didn't check it with a clean checkout *and* a VPATH build.
> Sorry, folks.
>
>
> On Aug 4, 2008, at 9:22 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>
>> * Tim Mattox wrote on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 03:11:20PM CEST:
>>> As this thread is making clear, not everyone saw and/or heeded the
>>> note that we were upgrading the GNU autotools used for building
>>> Open MPI's
>>> nightly tarballs. See http://www.open-mpi.org/svn/building.php
>>> the the version
>>> matrix. For your reference, the trunk & 1.3 nightlies are being
>>> built
>>> with these versions, and I recommend everyone upgrade to these:
>>
>> This has not much to do with autotools versions, but everything
>> with having a build tree separate from the source tree or not.
>>
>> The proper fix is to change several references of $(top_srcdir) to
>> $(top_builddir), to insert into each rule in
>> ompi_trunk/Makefile.man-page-rules a command like
>> @$(mkdir_p) `dirname $@`
>>
>> to have the corresponding directory created in advance.
>> Alternatively,
>> you can make files depend on a directory stamp file whose rule
>> creates
>> the corresponding directory (depending on the directory itself is not
>> portable).
>>
>> Also, I see in ompi/tools/*/Makefile.am several instances of
>> cd SOME_DIR ; make FOO
>>
>> in makefile rules. Please fix them to be
>> cd SOME_DIR && $(MAKE) $(AM_MAKEFLAGS) FOO
>>
>> so that, if SOME_DIR does not exists, no rogue action is performed,
>> also that parallel make works as advertised, and that make flags
>> can be
>> overridden conveniently.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Ralf (who can fix this but then you will have to wait)
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>
>
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> Jeff Squyres
> Cisco Systems
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