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From: Brian Barrett (brbarret_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-20 15:09:46

On Nov 18, 2005, at 9:37 AM, Brian Barrett wrote:

> On Nov 18, 2005, at 2:54 AM, Dries Kimpe wrote:
>> I have a question about the --with-wrapper-ldflags option;
>> I need to pass 2 different rpaths to the wrapper compilers,
>> so I tried
>> - --with-wrapper-ldflags="-Wl,-rpath -Wl,pathA -Wl,-rpath -Wl,pathB"
>> However, it seems that the second Wl,-rpath gets filtered out.
>> (config/ompi_setup_wrappers.m4 contains a call to OMPI_UNIQUE for
>> the flags)
>> The result is that mpicc/c++/... is no longer functional because the
>> linker gets passed a -Wl,-rpath -Wl,pathA -Wl,pathB ...
>> Is this intentional?
> No, not intentional at all. Instead, you have the honor of the first
> reported bug in Open MPI v1.0 ;). Unfortunately, OMPI_UNIQ is pretty
> nasty, so it is going to take a little while to work out a patch for
> fixing this. In the mean time, I believe that doing something like:
> --with-wrapper-ldflags="-Wl,-rpath,pathA -Wl,-rpath,pathB"
> will do essentially the same thing and get you past the OMPI_UNIQ
> bug. I believe (again, could be wrong) that most compilers will
> parse that into the correct number of options to pass to the linker.

By the way, this has been fixed in SVN (you can download the nightly
tarballs if the above solution doesn't work for you) and will be part
of the next release of Open MPI (likely to be 1.0.1....).


   Brian Barrett
   Open MPI developer