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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Building OpenMPI 1.5.x
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-02 13:22:15

Jim --

I have an open issue about exactly this with Red Hat. I am awaiting guidance from them to know how to fix it.

The only workaround for the moment is to build from tarball, not RPM.

On Nov 2, 2010, at 12:47 PM, Jim Kusznir wrote:

> Hi all:
> I finally decided to rebuild openmpi on my cluster (last built when
> 1.3.2 was current). I have a ROCKS cluster, so I need to build RPMs
> to install accross the cluster rebuilds. Previously, I did so with
> the following command:
> rpmbuild -bb --define 'install_in_opt 1' --define 'install_modulefile
> 1' --define 'modules_rpm_name environment-modules' --define
> 'build_all_in_one_rpm 0' --define 'configure_options
> --with-tm=/opt/torque' --define '_name openmpi-gcc' --define 'makeopts
> -J8' openmpi-1.3.2.spec
> With 1.5, this fails with:
> configure: WARNING: *** This configure script does not support
> --program-prefix, --program-suffix or --program-transform-name. Users
> are recommended to instead use --prefix with a unique directory and
> make symbolic links as desired for renaming.
> configure: error: *** Cannot continue
> I thought it might have been the --define '_name ...', so I removed
> that, but got the same error.
> For me, the _name is important, as I build for two different compilers
> and need to have the resulting RPMs named accordingly (and have them
> installed in their own /opt/opemmpi-gcc, etc directories).
> Any suggestions how to proceed? (the specific version of openmpi in
> this case is the one available for download on Nov 2 from the main
> website; obtained via the src.rpm download)
> --Jim
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Jeff Squyres
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