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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 12:00:08


Let's commit Ethan's patch, then, and see what Brian wants to do
upstream.

On Oct 31, 2008, at 11:57 AM, Tim Mattox wrote:

> 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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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Tim Mattox, Ph.D. - http://homepage.mac.com/tmattox/
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>>>> Cisco Systems
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>> Cisco Systems
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