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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Need v1.3 RM ruling (was: Help on building openmpi with "-Wl, --as-needed -Wl, --no-undefined")
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-24 10:49:43

On Jul 24, 2008, at 8:44 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> I have no idea what Jeff's approach is,

My approach was to move some of the f77 files so that we could
traverse directories in order nicely.

> and I would not recommend
> entering some makefiles more than once, but what you can do is list
> some files outside their directory. I.e, you could have
> -- mpi/f77/ --
> libmpi_f77_base_la_SOURCES = mpi/f77/file1.f ...
> -- --
> include mpi/f77/
> ...
> -- mpi/f77/ --
> # This will appear later in SUBDIRS
> libmpi_f77_la_SOURCES = file3.f ...
> ...

I had this same idea while reading George's initial post -- using
multiple Makefile_<foo>'s in the f77 dir that then get included from
other places to enforce the build order. We already use "include" a
bit to decrease build times, so this isn't too much of a stretch for us.

This seems like a workable approach, and addresses George's concern of
keeping all the Fortran code together (I agree: splitting the Fortran
code into multiple places is kinda icky; it would be nice to not have
to put multiple subdirs under ompi/mpi/f77).

I'll run with this and see what I can come up with.

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems