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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [PATCH] Better error reporting when failing to load a component
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-03 12:30:34


On Aug 3, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Arthur Huillet wrote:

> I have recently started working on OpenMPI, and part of my job
> consists in adding a new module to OpenMPI.

Cool. What are you adding?

> I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people who have
> been involved in writing https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/wiki/devel/CreateComponent
> as it was very helpful.

Glad it was helpful! Feel free to let us know if there's anything
else that would be helpful there -- it's easy enough to give you write
access to the wiki.

> Attached is a patch that calls lt_dlerror() in order to show
> detailed information about what symbol is missing, when a component
> fails to load. I needed it to find out what was wrong in my module
> and I believe it can be useful to others as well.

Applied in https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/changeset/21751. Thanks!

-- 
Jeff Squyres
jsquyres_at_[hidden]