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From: Lev Givon (lev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-22 11:01:07


Received from Brian Barrett on Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 10:50:09AM EDT:
> On Aug 21, 2007, at 10:52 PM, Lev Givon wrote:
>
> > (Running ompi_info after installing the build confirms the absence of
> > said components). My concern, unsurprisingly, is motivated by a desire
> > to use OpenMPI on an xgrid cluster (i.e., not with rsh/ssh); unless I
> > am misconstruing the above observations, building OpenMPI with
> > --enable-static seems to preclude this. Should xgrid functionality
> > still be present when OpenMPI is built with --enable-static?
>
> Ah, yes. Do to some issues with our build system, you have to build
> shared libraries to use the XGrid support.
>
> Brian

It might be desirable to make a note of this in the FAQ
(http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=building#build-rte) or the
package README.

                                                Thanks,
                                                L.G.