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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Rmpi installation issues
From: Dirk Eddelbuettel (edd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-13 13:27:57


On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 12:18:30PM -0400, Sean Davis wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Simone Giannerini
> <sgiannerini_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> >> Your mail is basically unreadable / impossible to attribute what is
> >> original and what is cited. Please follow convention and indent.
> >
> > I am sorry, I am copy/pasting the messages because I switched off receiving
> > list mails. I forgot to ask to reply also to my personal address.
> >
> > Hope this one is readable
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >> Ok, didn't see that. But please do understand that 0.5-5 is on CRAN
> >> and released. (And yes, that is the version for which I also had to
> >> make a fix to get it build on Debian as mentioned).
> >
> > Ok I 'll stick to that one
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >> Not it does not as lib64 != lib. You probably it installed if you
> >> create a softlink from
> >
> >> /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib64
> >>
> >> to
> >
> > > /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib
> > >
> >> Dirk
> >
> > Thank you, the following works for me:
> >
> > # ln -s /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib64/ /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib
> > # CC="mpicc" R CMD INSTALL Rmpi_0.5-5.tar.gz
> > --configure-args=--with-mpi=/usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/
>
> You can drop the --configure-args. Using the correct mpicc should
> take care of all the linking, etc.

As I said, I doubt this works for R. In general, this is sane advide.
In R's case, _a lot_ of flags and library mangling happens.

Dirk

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