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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] hwloc embedding vs libltdl
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-07 20:19:43


On May 7, 2013, at 6:25 PM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> I don't have anything against this. What was the reason for not using
> the default/system libltdl in OMPI? libtool was buggy when you started
> using it?

I neglected to answer this.

Yes, plus libltdl grew new functionality that we needed (global/local symbol visibility).

We might be getting to the point soon where we can rely on the installed libltdl to be new enough everywhere, but we haven't had that conversation.

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Jeff Squyres
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