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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Rmpi installation issues
From: Simone Giannerini (sgiannerini_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-13 13:06:00

>>> # ln -s /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/lib64/ /usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/
>>> openmpi/lib
>>> # CC="mpicc" R CMD INSTALL Rmpi_0.5-5.tar.gz
>>> --configure-args=--with-mpi=/usr/lib64/mpi/gcc/openmpi/
>> You can drop the --configure-args. Using the correct mpicc should
>> take care of all the linking, etc.
>You can probably also drop the sym link.

I am afraid I cannot, moreover, for some reason, from a non root account I

giannerini_at_gauss:~> su
gauss:/home/giannerini # cd /root/Desktop/
gauss:~/Desktop # CC="mpicc" R CMD INSTALL Rmpi_0.5-5.tar.gz
* Installing to library '/usr/local/lib64/R/library'
* Installing *source* package 'Rmpi' ...
checking for gcc... mpicc
checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... configure: error: cannot run C
compiled programs.
If you meant to cross compile, use `--host'.
See `config.log' for more details.
ERROR: configuration failed for package 'Rmpi'
** Removing '/usr/local/lib64/R/library/Rmpi'
** Restoring previous '/usr/local/lib64/R/library/Rmpi'

gauss:~/Desktop # R CMD INSTALL Rmpi_0.5-5.tar.gz
* Installing to library '/usr/local/lib64/R/library'
** building package indices ...
* DONE (Rmpi)

Notice that now it works only if I remove the CC directive. In any case I
confirm that I can load the package Rmpi even if I am experiencing some
problems, will study a bit and in case get back to the forum, thanks again.

Simone Giannerini
Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche "Paolo Fortunati"
Universita' di Bologna
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