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Subject: [OMPI devel] Migrate the OpenMPI to VxWorks
From: Õž§ (iam.chilli_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-15 23:30:00

Hello everyone ,


For the purpose to migrate the OpenMPI to VxWorks ,I have set up a VxWorks
development environment with WorkBench 3.0. It is really a good news that
the WorkBench supports gnu building tools, bash and some frequently used
command like sed ,awd and so on but not the Autotools (Autoconf/Automake)
.Once I wonder the configure script file generated under the linux may work
well under the workbench shell environment . But it is a frustrate to find
when I launch the configure ,it just hang without any prompt .I look into
the problem and found maybe the version of the bash in the VxWorks is too
low to parse the configure file .

Then I come across the cmake which is used to as building tools under
windows for the openmpi. Because of the feature of ¡°cross-platform¡± ,I
think it is possible to use cmake to migrate .Also I found boostcmake
project which supports the vxworks gnu compile tools using cmake .

But considering my poor knowledge about the building system
(Autotools,cmake,etc),I need some guide and advice to review what I plan to
do is a possible .


Thank you in advance !

Jing Zhang