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Subject: Re: [MTT users] Patch for whatami (new sles10 lsb-release file format)
From: Tim Mattox (timattox_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-31 11:57:06


Sorry about that, I missed that Ethan had supplied a workaround patch. Oops.
Ethan's patch works for me on sles9.

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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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>>
>>
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 tmattox_at_[hidden] || timattox_at_[hidden]
    I'm a bright... http://www.the-brights.net/