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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] The" Missing Symbol" issue and OpenMPI on NetBSD
From: Kevin.Buckley_at_[hidden]
Date: 2010-05-18 21:49:49


> I added several FAQ items -- how do they look?
>
> http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=troubleshooting#erroneous-file-not-found-message
> http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=troubleshooting#missing-symbols
> http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=building#install-overwrite
>

  "This is due to some deep run time linker voodoo"

>From what I have come to understand about this: I think that pretty
much covers it !

Serioulsy, this is good stuff to have "out there" though, because,
as you point out, the info an installer/user gets back, and through
which they might then first look to diagnose such issues, may not
steer them in the direction it should.

Kevin

PS
A style as opposed to substance thing:

I did notice that the last one of the three seem to be using a
fixed size width, whereas text in the the first and second flow
into the browser window.

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