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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] ifort and gfortran module
From: Dave Love (d.love_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-20 09:09:52

rahmani <m_rahmani56_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> you should compile openmpi with each pf intel and gfortran seperatly
> and install each of them in a separate location, and use mpi-selector
> to select one.

What, precisely, requires that, at least if you can recompile the MPI
program with appropriate options? (Presumably it's features of the
Fortran/C interfacing and/or Fortran runtime, but the former may be
influenced by compilation options, and I'd hope the glue didn't require
the compiler runtime -- the Intel compiler is on the list to check.)
It's obviously of interest to those of us facing combinatorial explosion
of libraries we're expected to install.

Also, is there any reason to use mpi-selector rather than switcher?