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From: Brock Palen (brockp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-13 13:27:23


On Feb 13, 2007, at 1:13 PM, David Gunter wrote:

> We currently build 4 versions of Open-MPI for the various Fortran
> compilers: gfortran, Intel, Pathscale and PGI.
>
> We modify the build so that the compiler name is part of the rpm
> filename. For the final install of the package we end up with the
> following:
>
> /opt/OpenMPI/openmpi-<version>-<compiler>/
>
> Users software environments are controlled via the Module package,
> thus a user will load her favorite flavor of compiler and Open-MPI
> module at login or some other time and LD_LIBRARY_PATH and PATH,
> etc, are set accordingly.

I second the modules package, we run 10 versions OMPI via modules.

http://modules.sourceforge.net/

Brock

>
> -david
> --
> David Gunter
> HPC-4: HPC Environments: Parallel Tools Team
> Los Alamos National Laboratory
>
>
> On Feb 13, 2007, at 10:03 AM, Steven A. DuChene wrote:
>
>> If we need to have a g95 version of openmpi and a second version
>> built with
>> intel compilers, how do others usually handle this? We would like
>> to do this
>> via rpms so we can easily push any changes out to the compute nodes
>> and try to eliminate any versioning problems. I was thinking a
>> different rpm name
>> and different locations and then users would have to adjust
>> environment
>> variables to use a particular build.
>>
>> Is this how other sites have handled this?
>>
>> Any suggestions or hists around this issue would be most appreciated.
>> --
>> Steve
>>
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