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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Linux opteron infiniband sunstudio configure problem
From: Ethan Mallove (ethan.mallove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-30 14:19:17


On Mon, Mar/30/2009 07:05:25PM, Kevin McManus wrote:
>
> > > I will try to reproduce the problem.
> >
> > I am not able to reproduce this with openmpi-1.3.2a1r20880.tar.gz.
> >
> > $ uname -a
> > Linux ... 2.6.16.46-0.12-smp #1 SMP Thu May 17 14:00:09 UTC 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> > $ cc -V
> > cc: Sun C 5.9 Linux_i386 Patch 124871-01 2007/07/31
>
> interesting, this is a v.similar system
>
> ->uname -a
> Linux ... 2.6.16.54-0.2.5-smp #1 SMP Mon Jan 21 13:29:51 UTC 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> ->cc -V
> cc: Sun C 5.9 Linux_i386 Patch 124871-01 2007/07/31
>
> I think we are looking in the wrong place, these syntax errors worry me,
> I have never seen a configure script throw one before.
>
> ->ls -l /bin/sh
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 2008-04-02 02:13 /bin/sh -> bash
>
> So it is running in bash, which is unlikely to cause problems.

I do not think you will get different configure results launching
configure from different shells.

> Looking at the configure source it runs some near identical code for
> MCA basic before retiring ungracefully immediately after deciding
> that it can handle MCA bucket. Ungracefully hacking the offending
> parentheses from configure causes some v.strange things to happen. I
> will continue hacking but until this bears fruit... do you also need
> to include 'x86_64' as an argument for configure? What happens when
> you run 'uname -X'?

uname -X gives me "invalid option" on RHEL {4,5} and SLES {9,10}.
Post your config.log file.

-Ethan

>
> TIA
>
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