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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Question about scheduler support
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-16 16:07:20


On May 16, 2014, at 1:03 PM, Fabricio Cannini <fcannini_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Em 16-05-2014 10:06, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) escreveu:
>> On May 15, 2014, at 8:00 PM, Fabricio Cannini <fcannini_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>> Nobody is disagreeing that one could find a way to make CMake
>>>> work - all we are saying is that (a) CMake has issues too, just
>>>> like autotools, and (b) we have yet to see a compelling reason to
>>>> undertake the transition...which would have to be a *very*
>>>> compelling one.
>>>
>>> I was simply agreeing with Maxime about why it could work. ;)
>>>
>>> But if you and the other devels are fine with it, i'm fine too.
>>
>> FWIW, simply for my own curiosity's sake, if someone could confirm
>> deny whether cmake:
>>
>> 1. Supports the following compiler suites: GNU (that's a given, I
>> assume), Clang, OS X native (which is variants of GNU and Clang),
>> Absoft, PGI, Intel, Cray, HP-UX, Oracle Solaris (Linux and Solaris),
>> Tru64, Microsoft Visual, IBM BlueGene (I think that's gcc, but am
>> not entirely sure). (some of these matter mainly to hwloc, not
>> necessarily OMPI)
>
> Not 100% confirmed, but this is good evidence that cmake does indeed supports all these suites. See the file list:
>
> http://fr2.rpmfind.net//linux/RPM/centos/6.5/x86_64/Packages/cmake-2.6.4-5.el6.x86_64.html
>
> http://fr2.rpmfind.net//linux/RPM/dag/redhat/el6/x86_64/extras/cmake-2.8.8-1.el6.rfx.x86_64.html
>
> http://fr2.rpmfind.net//linux/RPM/opensuse/factory/aarch64/aarch64/cmake-3.0.0~rc4-2.1.aarch64.html
>
>> 2. Bootstrap a tarball such that an end user does not need to have
>> cmake installed.
>
> What do you mean by 'bootstrapping a tarball' ?

If someone doesn't have cmake installed and downloads a tarball that was built from a CMake-based project, can they configure/build that tarball? Or do they have to install cmake first?

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