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From: Jeff Squyres \(jsquyres\) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-25 18:34:02

Brian gave a much more complete description of the problem than me;

We'll have this fixed in v1.0.3 (and later) such that you can use
LDFLAGS / LIBS, as expected, and you will not have to pass -l values
through FCFLAGS (which is quite definitely not the Right place to pass
in -l value).

Note, too, that the 1.1 betas currently do not have good Fortran 90
support -- in an attempt to support the Fortran compilers belonging to
new members of the OMPI team, we managed to break the F90 bindings in
recent betas. :-( We're working now to fix that and hope to have a
beta shortly that includes proper F90 support (much better than it was
in 1.0, actually).

> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:users-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Brian W. Barrett
> Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 6:26 PM
> To: Open MPI Users
> Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Fortran support not installing
> On Wed, 24 May 2006, Terry Reeves wrote:
> There are two sepereate issues at work here.
> Unfortunately, g95 as installed is broken and requires the
> -lSystemStubs
> flag to all link commands in order to work properly.
> Normally, one could
> just add -lSystemStubs to LDFLAGS and everything would work fine.
> Unfortunately, there is a bug in the configure tests for Open
> MPI 1.0.x
> that prevents this from working with Fortran 90. Jeff suggested a
> workaround (adding -l in FCFLAGS) that's a really bad idea. A better
> solution would be to use the 1.1 betas (available on the Open MPI web
> page) or to get a copy of g95 that properly links (it has
> been suggested
> that the one from Fink does this properly).
> The issue with gfortran is much simpler -- it wasn't found in
> your path
> when you ran configure. Make sure you can run 'gfortran -V'
> and get the
> expected version output, then try re-running configure. My
> guess is that
> your problems will go away. You can also specify a full path
> to gfortran,
> like:
> ./configure FC=/usr/local/foo/bin/gfortran
> F77=/usr/local/foo/bin/gfortran
> Just make sure you put the right path in ;).
> Hope this helps,
> Brian