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Subject: Re: [MTT users] Patch for whatami (new sles10 lsb-release file format)
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-31 11:42:52


Ok. Does Ethan's patch work for you, or should we just revert to our
prior version until upstream is fixed?

On Oct 31, 2008, at 11:39 AM, Tim Mattox wrote:

> The new version of whatami is what broke sles9. That new version
> assumes
> that if an /etc/lsb-release file exists that it has info about what
> distribution it is.
> SLES seems to only put in what LSB it conforms to (the LSB_VERSION
> environment variable).
> Whatami should check if it got all the info it needs from the lsb-
> release file,
> and if not, fall back to something else that worked before.
>
> I just reverted the whatami I am using on BigRed to MTT's r1236 and
> it works
> again. No rush to fix this for me, but it is bad that whatami seems
> to now
> be broken for two major SLES releases (9 & 10).
>
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 11:29 AM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> Which patch broke BigRed -- Ethan's patch, or Brian's original new
>> version
>> of whatami?
>>
>>
>> On Oct 31, 2008, at 11:20 AM, Tim Mattox wrote:
>>
>>> This change also broke whatami for sles9 (which happens to be what
>>> our
>>> BigRed
>>> PPC cluster is running).
>>>
>>> 2008/10/30 Ethan Mallove <ethan.mallove_at_[hidden]>:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Brian,
>>>>
>>>> I'm using your "whatami" in the MPI Testing Tool (MTT), but
>>>> I think a recent change to it broke for our sles10 system.
>>>> We have an lsb-release file that is different from what
>>>> "whatami" expects:
>>>>
>>>> $ cat /etc/lsb-release
>>>>
>>>> LSB_VERSION="core-2.0-noarch:core-3.0-noarch:core-2.0-
>>>> x86_64:core-3.0-x86_64"
>>>> $ uname -a
>>>> Linux burl-ct-v20z-6 2.6.16.46-0.12-smp #1 SMP Thu May 17
>>>> 14:00:09 UTC
>>>> 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>>>>
>>>> I attached a patch.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Ethan
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
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