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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] libpci: GPL
From: Brice Goglin (Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-06 09:11:33


Le 06/02/2013 15:06, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) a écrit :
> On Feb 5, 2013, at 10:11 PM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
>> It's a Xorg dependency, so it's available on many platforms and
>> prepackaged in many distributions, including darwin if I remember correctly.
>
> I'm thinking that we should actually release a new version for all hwloc versions that defaulted to use libpci -- that's 1.3.x and beyond. :-\
>
> I'll need to update the version that's bundled all versions of OMPI (1.6.x., 1.7.x, trunk), for example.
>
> I'll volunteer to do the configury stuff. I see Brice just made a svn branch; do you want me to commit the updates there? Or did you want to just do it all?

I am already doing it. Will push things within an hour.

> Are we removing the possibility of using libpci?

Not yet. Samuel's nvidia card isn't properly recognized, and I haven't
tested on many machines yet.

The situation has been bad for a while, it can remain like this for
another couple of days :)

Brice