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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Pointers for understanding failure messages on NetBSD
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-01 23:43:44


Quite possible - the two sections were written by different people several years apart. I'll take a look and see what can be done.

Thanks!

On Dec 1, 2009, at 8:45 PM, Kevin.Buckley_at_[hidden] wrote:

>> Interesting - especially since the existing code works quite well over a
>> wide range of platforms. So I'm not quite so eager to declare it incorrect
>> and only working by accident.
>>
>> However, I would welcome a proposed patch so we can look at it. This is
>> always an important area for us, so the more discussion over how to do it
>> the better.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Ralph
>
>
> Just reading through all this again whilst looking at the source code
> for 1.3.3 as well, and I think what Aleskej was getting at was that
> there's already a block of:
>
>
> #if defined( __NetBSD__) || defined(__OpenBSD__) || defined(__FreeBSD__) || \
> defined(__386BSD__) || defined(__bsdi__) || defined(__APPLE__)
>
> in there for the IPv6 (inet6) interfaces but NOT for the IPv4 (inet)
> ones.
>
>
> Indeed, the IPv6 stuff (the #if OPAL_WANT_IPV6 block) seems to be broken
> down into
>
> #ifdef __linux__
>
> #ifdef __sun__
>
> and the 6 OSes above.
>
> There would seem to be no such distinction for the IPv4 interface block.
>
>
>
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