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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] building the 1.4.1 rpm under RHEL 5
From: Dave Love (d.love_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-20 17:56:35


Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Is it related to FORTIFY_SOURCE?

Apparently so. Thanks. The problem seems to be only in that routine.
It's obviously somewhat subtle as it doesn't fail on Ubuntu, which
defaults to FORTIFY_SOURCE.

Perhaps defaulting to on is the wrong choice, as I'd guess RH5-ish is
the most likely target for the rpm; alternatively, maybe it could be
disabled in the one place if it's enough of a benefit generally. I
think it could at least benefit from a prominent note in the
instructions to try turning it off in case of such problems.