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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] ROMIO update breaks trunk
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-14 15:55:04


Ha! Jeff points out that our web site says we are at AM 1.12.2 - yet our HACKING file says 1.11.1 Sadness

I'll leave the romio update alone and update the HACKING file to avoid future confusion

On Nov 14, 2013, at 12:41 PM, Ralph Castain <rhc_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Just in case others are encountering this: the recent ROMIO update contains a line in its configure.ac that breaks the trunk for automake versions less than 1.12:
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> "I've looked a bit around online for this, and the consensus generally seems to be that AM_PROG_AR should be added in libtool, not in every configure.ac script out there. It's especially problematic as AM_PROG_AR doesn't exist in automake before 1.12, which means it breaks, among others, with the automake we use to build our distribution tarballs :-)
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> See e.g. http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=11401 for a discussion."
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> I'm going to comment that line out in ompi/mca/io/romio/romio/configure.ac so the trunk can build until someone figures out (a) if it is really needed, and (b) how to correctly add it
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