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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] -lpicl on Solaris
From: Brice Goglin (Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-12 10:28:23


The current -lpicl in src/Makefile.am comes from Terry's initial Solaris
CPUModel detection patch. If Terry is ok, I am fine with your change as
well.

Brice

Le 12/06/2012 16:19, Jeff Squyres a écrit :
> I recently upgraded OMPI's SVN trunk to hwloc 1.4.2, and immediately broke builds on Solaris. After some hunting around, here's what our friends at Oracle have found:
>
> - Building hwloc 1.4.2 standalone on Solaris works fine.
> - Building OMPI SVN trunk (with hwloc 1.4.2 embedded) on Solaris fails due to a missing -lpicl.
> - The issue seems to be in hwloc's src/Makefile.am:
>
> if HWLOC_HAVE_SOLARIS
> ldflags += -lpicl
> endif HWLOC_HAVE_SOLARIS
>
> Specifically, -lpicl gets added to standalone builds but not embedded builds.
>
> Shouldn't the check for -lpicl be in hwloc.m4 so that it gets added to HWLOC_EMBEDDED_LIBS? See the attached patch.
>
> Or is there a deeper reason we didn't use AC_CHECK_LIB and used HWLOC_HAVE_SOLARIS instead? (e.g., is -lpicl Bad on other platforms?)
>
>
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