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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Tarball distribution
From: Ralf Wildenhues (Ralf.Wildenhues_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-27 17:07:25


Hi Jeff,

yes, you should definitely do that.

Thanks,
Ralf

* Jeff Squyres wrote on Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:58:14PM CEST:
> We lock in a specific set of Autotools for a given release series and try very hard not to change them for the life of that series, just to prevent unexpected incompatibilities / issues.
>
> The v1.4 series is using:
>
> AC 2.63
> AM 1.10.1
> LT 2.2.6b
> m4 1.4.11
>
> The v1.5 series is using:
>
> AC 2.65
> AM 1.11
> LT 2.2.6b
> m4 1.4.13
>
> The upgrade to AM 1.10.3 (for the v1.4 series) and 1.11.1 (for the v1.5 series) may be tolerable. I'll check it out.
>
>
>
> On Jun 27, 2011, at 2:09 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>
> > Hi John,
> >
> > * John Esmet wrote on Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 06:41:48AM CEST:
> >> I went to untar the source code and the folders are mode 777. Call me OCD,
> >> but I find this a little strange. What's up?
> >
> > Newer Automake releases should have that fixed:
> > http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.sysutils.autotools.announce/131
> >
> > Open MPI should use such a newer Automake for their release process.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Ralf