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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [OMPI svn-full] svn:open-mpi r24830
From: Yevgeny Kliteynik (kliteyn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-17 11:08:08


On 17-Jul-11 5:50 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Are you saying that you don't link against symbols from that header file -- you only use struct definitions / #defines ? If so, then I would agree -- it's not necessary.

I'm using macros, data types and inline functions that work on
these data types - basically, getters and setters for struct fields.

-- YK
 
> Can you confirm?
>
>
> On Jul 17, 2011, at 9:19 AM, Yevgeny Kliteynik wrote:
>
>> Hi Jeff,
>>
>> On 14-Jul-11 5:26 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>> On Jul 14, 2011, at 10:16 AM, Yevgeny Kliteynik wrote:
>>>
>>>> Also, besides checking if compilation works (assuming that I get
>>>> this file), I have no way checking if linkage also works...
>>>
>>> You can AC_LINK_IFELSE to see if the symbols you need are in the libraries.
>>>
>>> Er... I'm sorry, I should have noticed this earlier. :-( We usually check for types in headers *and* use AC_LINK_IFELSE to ensure that we can actually link against those symbols as well. You should add this in the ompi_check_openib.m4 testing.
>>
>> I'm not sure it's necessary here.
>> I was talking about Solaris w.r.t. linkage, because I don't know how
>> IB Management stuff looks there. For Linux, I don't actually do any
>> linkage - all I need in the header file. If it's there, then I'm OK.
>>
>> -- YK
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