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From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-17 12:34:31

'tis already in the README.

Someday we'll have nice glossy PDF's like LAM, but for the beta, the
README is what you get. :-)

On Jun 17, 2005, at 1:11 PM, Ben Allan wrote:

> Please paste the quoted text (appropriately expanded)
> into a readme or install or some other prominent doc location/appendix
> as soon as possible if it isn't there already.
> Details like this matter a lot to a few of us,
> and many of us haven't drunk completely the 3000 gallons of twisted
> logic
> that is the autotool conventions.
> thanks,
> ben
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 08:44:48PM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> The default build is to make libmpi be a shared library and build all
>> the components as dynamic shared objects (think "plugins").
>> But we currently use Autoconf+Automake+Libtool, so to build everything
>> static, the standard flags suffice:
>> ./configure --enable-static --disable-shared
>> This will make libmpi.a, all the components are statically linked into
>> libmpi.a, etc. There's more esoteric configure flags that allow
>> building some components as DSOs and others statically linked into
>> libmpi, but most people want entirely one way or the other, so I won't
>> provide the [uninteresting] details here.
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