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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] 1.4.5rc3 released
From: Paul H. Hargrove (PHHargrove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-31 00:56:02

8) linux/mips64 hangs in either atomic_spinlock or
atomic_spinlock_noinline test, depending on compiler and/or machine.

On 1/30/2012 7:55 PM, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
> Oh, I missed a big one:
> 7) opal/util/path.c has "#elif defined(linux)" but XLC does not define
> this.
> This is breaking test/util/opal_pth_nfs.c
> See
> -Paul
> On 1/30/2012 4:25 PM, Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
>> In retesting I see that the following items I reported in 1.4.5rc2 or
>> rc1 have NOT been resolved in rc3.
>> This list is meant to be complete, even for issues that I reported so
>> recently that no fix is expected and those that probably won't be
>> fixed at all.
>> 0) README for Solaris Studio compilers ("don't set CXX=sunCC") which
>> I mentioned in my previous post.
>> 1) The 1.4.x version of ticket #2954 has not been fixed yet.
>> In other words, one must still use GNU Make on FreeBSD and OpenBSD.
>> I saw George committed the fix to 1.5.x, but Did the CMRs ever get
>> created for HEAD and 1.4?
>> 2) Must --disable-io-romio on OpenBSD
>> 3) No MFSTYPENAMELEN in MacOS-10.3
>> The README says "OS X (10.4)" has been tested, but doesn't state 10.4
>> as a minimum requirement.
>> I've noted that 1.5.x is smart enough to enforce 10.4 as a minimum at
>> configure time:
>>> configure: WARNING: Open MPI does not support OS X prior to version
>>> 10.4 (Tiger)
>>> configure: error: Cannot continue
>> 4) Icc-9.1 and icc-10.0 fail to build atomics on IA64 (gcc is fine on
>> same machine)
>> 5) atomic_spinlock test failure on linux/ppc64/xlc-9.0 (ppc32 PASSes,
>> as does ppc64 w/ xlc-8.0 and xlc-11.1).
>> If this is not a OMPI bug, then it may be worth noting in the README.
>> 6) linux/xlc-7.0 can't build atomics (to document in README)
>> -Paul
>> On 1/30/2012 2:25 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>> A few little fixes incorporated; posted in the usual location:
>>> The shared library versions still need to be updated before final
>>> release.
>>> ----
>>> Combined patch from Fujitsu. Fixes a collections of typos over the
>>> code and man pages.
>>> Modify Solaris Studio Complier notes about using xarch
>>> Fixes #2967: pretty much copy the text from MPI-2.2 in the description
>>> of the group argument to MPI_COMM_CREATE.
>>> Fixes #2844: ensure to take the value of --with(out)-memory-manager
>>> into account when configuring the components of the faramework. If
>>> --without-memory-manager was given, then we really don't want any
>>> memory managers to be used.
>>> NEWS and README updated

Paul H. Hargrove                          PHHargrove_at_[hidden]
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