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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-04 07:58:28


Oops! Someone else just mailed me off-list and told me the same
thing; I mis-read the version number in Bas' first mail. Tim Mattox
is exactly right; the fix is on the OMPI trunk but not yet in the 1.2
branch (and therefore not in the 1.2 nightly tarballs).

On Apr 4, 2007, at 7:56 AM, Tim Mattox wrote:

> Hello Bas van der Vlies,
> The memory leak you found in Open MPI 1.2 has not yet been fixed in
> the
> 1.2 branch. You can follow the status of that particular fix for the
> 1.2 branch here:
> https://svn.open-mpi.org/trac/ompi/ticket/970
>
> The fix should go in soon, but I had a problem yesterday applying
> the fix.
>
> It has been fixed in the trunk, which has nightly tarballs available
> here where you don't need to run autogen (and shouldn't):
> http://www.open-mpi.org/nightly/trunk/
>
> Be aware that the trunk is currently under development for a future
> 1.3 release,
> and already has many differences with the 1.2 version. i.e. it is
> unstable.
>
> However, what specifically happened when you say that ./autogen.sh
> fails on
> the trunk? What version of libtool, automake, and autoconf do you
> have?
>
> Thanks for your bug report and your patience!
>
> On 4/4/07, Bas van der Vlies <basv_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Bas van der Vlies wrote:
>>> Mohamad Chaarawi wrote:
>>>> Yes we saw the memory leak, and a fix is already in the trunk
>>>> right now..
>>>> Sorry i didn't reply back earlier...
>>>> The fix will be merged in V1.2, as soon as the release managers
>>>> approve it..
>>>>
>>>> Thank you,
>>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks we will test it and do some more scalapack testing.
>>>
>>
>> Is the fix in trunk or also in the nighly build release. When i
>> download
>> the trunk version ./autogen.sh fails.
>>
>> If i use the nighyly build version of
>> openmpi-1.2.1a0r14212.tar.gz. We
>> still observe a memory leak. Is this the right version?
>>
>> Regards
>>
>>
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Jeff Squyres
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