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Subject: Re: [OMPI docs] How to compile OpenMPI applications?
From: Reuti (reuti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-24 18:57:47


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Am 24.08.2013 um 21:59 schrieb Jed Brown:

> manday_at_[hidden] writes:
>
>> Can we simply conclude that there is no such documentation without
>> further questioning the question itsself?
>
> There is no stand-alone documentation. You can equate 'mpicc -showme'
> to a less structured pkg-config. Some would say that the MPI standard
> was negligent in not providing a structured way to determine how to
> compile and link. (Some would go further and say the binary interface
> should have been standardized.)

Somehow this reminds me of a problem I faced some time ago with makefiles using different calls to compile by `mpicc` but called `gcc` as interface to `ld` later on for linking. This failed when Open MPI was built with something else:

http://www.open-mpi.org/community/lists/users/2010/07/13468.php

- -- Reuti

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