On Apr 2, 2010, at 2:25 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > But to use an external PLPA/libltdl/whatever, OMPI's configure would just call their configure
> I'm not 100% sure what RedHat etc. do, but in Debian the policy wouldn't
> be to do this, but to just link against the existing installed library,
> i.e. use the installed hwloc.pc file only, _not_ run its configure
> script. I believe that's what RedHat etc. mean.
To be clear, if OMPI is to use the internal/embedded copy, it would just call the $path_to_hwloc/configure. If OMPI is to use the external/system copy, it would just link against it (there's obviously no configure to call).
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