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From: Brian Barrett (brbarret_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-16 21:50:53

I forgot the whole point of the e-mail... You'll need to autogen /
configure / make after updating your subversion checkout. Sorry
about that :/.


On Oct 16, 2005, at 9:32 PM, Brian Barrett wrote:

> Hi all -
> I made yet another round of changes to the build system this
> weekend. The goal was to improve the build time for Open MPI. This
> improvement should offer speedups for autogen, configure, and build.
> I reduced the number of Makefiles produced by configure (and
> therefore the number of files generated by Automake), by
> using some interesting include features of Automake. Rather than
> building support libraries in each directory, everything is directly
> folded into the project-level (opal,orte,ompi) library. The
> advantage is faster build time. The disadvantage is that you can no
> longer run "make" in ompi/proc (for instance).
> There is still one improvement along these lines that we can make.
> Currently, we create a Makefile in both <project>/mca/<framework> and
> <project>/mca/<framework>/base. It should be possible to eliminate
> the one in base, reducing the number of Makefiles created even
> further. But I ran out of time this weekend, so it's going to have
> to wait a bit.
> Brian
> --
> Brian Barrett
> Open MPI developer
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