That was on my list of defects back in December.
This change is ALREADY present in the v1.5 branch in svn.


On 2/20/2012 8:48 AM, Jeffrey Squyres wrote:
VT guys --

Can you have a look at this?  I don't know if <sys/wait.h> needs to be protected or not, but it looks like it's needed.

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From: Aleksej Saushev <>
Subject: [OMPI users] WEXITSTATUS: OpenMPI 1.5.5 RC1 doesn't build on NetBSD (and perhaps other BSDs)
Date: February 18, 2012 3:11:49 PM EST
Reply-To:, Open MPI Users <>


WEXITSTATUS is defined in <sys/wait.h>, see the patch attached.

(Sorry, I couldn't find simple mail interface for bug reports.)

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