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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] starting open-mpi
From: Ghobad Zarrinchian (gzarrin.edu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-18 02:46:31


Hi. I've installed Visual Studio 2008 on my machine. But i have still the
same problem. How can i solve it? thx

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 10:50 PM, Ghobad Zarrinchian
<gzarrin.edu_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> Thanks Dmitry for your reply. :)
>
>
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Dmitry N. Mikushin <maemarcus_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>
>> Hi Ghobad,
>>
>> The error message means the OpenMPI wants to use cl.exe - the compiler
>> from Microsoft Visual Studio.
>>
>> Here http://www.open-mpi.org/software/ompi/v1.5/ms-windows.php is it
>> stated:
>>
>> This is the first binary release for Windows, with basic MPI libraries
>> and executables. The supported platforms are Windows XP, Windows
>> Vista, Windows Server 2003/2008, and Windows 7 (including both 32 and
>> 64 bit versions). The installers were configured with CMake 2.8.1 and
>> compiled under Visual Studio 2010, and they support for C/C++
>> compilers of Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010.
>>
>> So, to compile MPI programs you probably need one of this compilers to
>> be installed.
>>
>> Best regards.
>> - Dima.
>>
>> 2012/5/10 Ghobad Zarrinchian <gzarrin.edu_at_[hidden]>:
>> > Hi all. I'm a new open-mpi user. I've downloaded the
>> > OpenMPI_v1.5.5-1_win32.exe file to install open-mpi on my dual-core
>> windows
>> > 7 machine. I installed the file but now i can't compile my mpi
>> programs. I
>> > use command below (in command prompt window) to compile my 'test.cpp'
>> > program:
>> >
>> >>> mpic++ -o test test.cpp
>> >
>> > but i get error as follows:
>> >
>> >>> The open mpi wrapper compiler was unable to find the specified
>> compiler
>> >>> cl.exe in your path.
>> > Note that this compiler was either specified at configure time or
>> in
>> > one several possible environment variables.
>> >
>> > What is the problem? Is my compilation command right? Is there any
>> remained
>> > necessary steps to complete my open-mpi installation?
>> > Is it necessary to specify some environment variables?
>> >
>> > Thanks in advanced.
>> >
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