Since you confirm that it does indeed work, I'm happy to edit the readme - thanks!

On Jan 17, 2014, at 9:58 PM, Paul Hargrove <phhargrove@lbl.gov> wrote:

The README in trunk and v1.7 both read:

- ROMIO is not supported on OpenBSD.  You will need to specify the
  --disable-io-romio flag to configure when building on OpenBSD.

However, I have no current problems building it:

$ ./INST/bin/ompi_info --parsable | grep -e :arch: -e romio
config:arch:x86_64-unknown-openbsd5.3
mca:io:romio:version:mca:2.0
mca:io:romio:version:api:2.0
mca:io:romio:version:component:1.7.4

This item in the README entered v1.5 in r25845 and was syned to trunk in r26034.
The 02/23/2012 date for r25845 comes weeks AFTER I had resolved problems I was having when testing v1.5 on OpenBSD (http://www.open-mpi.org/community/lists/devel/2012/01/10300.php).  So, I am not sure why it was decided that ROMIO was broken on OpenBSD in 1.5.

-Paul

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