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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] openmpi-1.5.5rc1: 2nd gmake dependence (mostly VT)
From: Larry Baker (baker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-20 20:28:31


> I am pretty sure a literal "rm -rf" should be fine.

Not necessarily. I'm not at work. But I think either -f or -r might not be legal on all Unix's (Tru64 Unix? AIX?).

Larry Baker
US Geological Survey
650-329-5608
baker_at_[hidden]

On Dec 20, 2011, at 5:19 PM, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:

> For the first time I tried "make clean" on FreeBSD and found /another/ GNU-vs-Berkeley Make problem.
>
> The problem is use of $(RM) in several Makefile.am's (see below for list).
> The onlt non-VT instance (ompi_info/Makefile.am) occurs in openmpi-1.4.5rc1 as well.
>
> $(RM) is a predefined variable in GNU Make, not provided by Berkeley Make (or by Automake for that matter).
> I am pretty sure a literal "rm -rf" should be fine.
>
> -Paul
>
>> $ find openmpi-1.5.5rc1 -name Makefile.am | xargs grep -w RM
>> openmpi-1.5.5rc1/ompi/tools/ompi_info/Makefile.am: test -z "$(OMPI_CXX_TEMPLATE_REPOSITORY)" || $(RM) -rf $(OMPI_CXX_TEMPLATE_REPOSITORY)
>> openmpi-1.5.5rc1/ompi/contrib/vt/vt/extlib/otf/tests/hello/Makefile.am: $(RM) *.otf *.def *.events *.marker *.otf.z *.def.z *.events.z *.marker.z
>> openmpi-1.5.5rc1/ompi/contrib/vt/vt/extlib/otf/tests/generic_streams-mpi/Makefile.am: $(RM) *.otf *.def *.events *.marker *.otf.z *.def.z *.events.z *.marker.z
>> openmpi-1.5.5rc1/ompi/contrib/vt/vt/extlib/otf/tests/generic_streams/Makefile.am: $(RM) *.otf *.def *.events *.marker *.otf.z *.def.z *.events.z *.marker.z
>> openmpi-1.5.5rc1/ompi/contrib/vt/vt/extlib/otf/tests/progress/Makefile.am: $(RM) *.otf *.def *.events *.marker *.otf.z *.def.z *.events.z *.marker.z
>
> --
> Paul H. Hargrove PHHargrove_at_[hidden]
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