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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] openmpi-1.5.5rc1: 2nd gmake dependence (mostly VT)
From: Paul H. Hargrove (PHHargrove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-20 20:47:43


Quoting from the the autoconf docs at
http://www.gnu.org/s/hello/manual/autoconf/Limitations-of-Usual-Tools.html#Limitations-of-Usual-Tools

> rm
> The -f and -r options are portable.

-Paul

On 12/20/2011 5:40 PM, Rayson Ho wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:28 PM, Larry Baker<baker_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> 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?).
> I used to code on AIX daily, and I am pretty sure that "rm -rf" works on AIX:
>
> http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/aix/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.aix.cmds%2Fdoc%2Faixcmds4%2Frm.htm
>
> I have not worked on Tru64 for many years, but according to the
> manpage, -r& -f are supported:
>
> http://h30097.www3.hp.com/docs/base_doc/DOCUMENTATION/V51_HTML/MAN/MAN1/0320____.HTM
>
> Rayson
>
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>> 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
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Paul H. Hargrove                          PHHargrove_at_[hidden]
Future Technologies Group
HPC Research Department                   Tel: +1-510-495-2352
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory     Fax: +1-510-486-6900