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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] ROMIO update breaks trunk
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-14 16:13:46


Ah, thanks! Yes indeed

On Nov 14, 2013, at 1:05 PM, Thomas Naughton <naughtont_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi Ralph,
>
> Does the version in AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE in configure.ac also need to be
> increased? It currently shows 1.11.
>
> Thanks,
> --tjn
>
> _________________________________________________________________________
> Thomas Naughton naughtont_at_[hidden]
> Research Associate (865) 576-4184
>
>
> On Thu, 14 Nov 2013, Ralph Castain wrote:
>
>> 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:
>> "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 i
>> n automake before 1.12, which means it breaks, among others, with the automa
>> ke we use to build our distribution tarballs :-)
>> See e.g. http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=11401 for a discussion
>> ."
>> I'm going to comment that line out in ompi/mca/io/romio/romio/configure.ac s
>> o the trunk can build until someone figures out (a) if it is really needed, and (b) how to correctly add it
>> Ralph
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