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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] flex.exe
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-22 04:47:56


Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but if it is generated at -compile- time, then how did it get in the 1.4.1 tarball?

On Jan 22, 2010, at 1:56 AM, Shiqing Fan wrote:

> Hi,
>
> No, that's not true, we did ship the flex-generated code a time ago, but as that part of code changes sometimes, we decided to generate it during compilation time, and the flex.exe came with the first support of Windows (CMake).
>
>
> Regards,
> Shiqing
>
> Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> Don't we ship the flex-generated code in the tarball anyway? If so, why do we ship flex.exe?
>>
>> On Jan 21, 2010, at 12:14 PM, Barrett, Brian W wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I have to agree with the two requests here. Having either a windows tarball or a windows build tools tarball doesn't seem too burdensom, and could even be done automatically at make dist time.
>>>
>>> Brian
>>>
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: users-bounces_at_[hidden] <users-bounces_at_[hidden]>
>>> To: users_at_[hidden] <users_at_[hidden]>
>>> Sent: Thu Jan 21 10:05:03 2010
>>> Subject: Re: [OMPI users] flex.exe
>>>
>>> Am Donnerstag, den 21.01.2010, 11:52 -0500 schrieb Michael Di Domenico:
>>>
>>>> openmpi-1.4.1/contrib/platform/win32/bin/flex.exe
>>>>
>>>> I understand this file might be required for building on windows,
>>>> since I'm not I can just delete the file without issue.
>>>>
>>>> However, for those of us under import restrictions, where binaries are
>>>> not allowed in, this file causes me to open the tarball and delete the
>>>> file (not a big deal, i know, i know).
>>>>
>>>> But, can I put up a vote for a pure source only tree?
>>>>
>>> I'm very much in favor of that since we can't ship this binary in
>>> Debian. We'd have to delete it from the tarball and repack it with every
>>> release which is quite cumbersome. If these tools could be shipped in a
>>> separate tarball that would be great!
>>>
>>> Best regards
>>> Manuel
>>>
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