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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] OMPI 1.4.3 and "make distclean" error
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-06 16:37:51

On Apr 6, 2011, at 1:21 PM, David Gunter wrote:

> We tend to build OMPI for several different architectures. Rather than untar the archive file each time I'd rather do a "make distclean" in between builds. However, this always produces the following error:
> ...
> Making distclean in libltdl
> make[2]: Entering directory `/user/openmpi-1.4.3/opal/libltdl'
> make[2]: *** No rule to make target `distclean'. Stop.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/user/openmpi-1.4.3/opal/libltdl'
> make[1]: *** [distclean-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/user/openmpi-1.4.3/opal'
> make: *** [distclean-recursive] Error 1
> and then fails to finish the rest of the cleanup.
> The reason is due to to our specific systems and the use of the configure argument --disable-dlopen, so nothing (including the Makefile) gets created in /user/openmpi-1.4.3/opal/libltd.
> Is there a workaround for this?

Can't think of any minus build system changes. I don't know of any testing done for that scenario, so I doubt we've hit it before.

Jeff is out today - will have to ask him tomorrow if he has any suggestions. I can think of a couple of possible solutions, but not sure what he would prefer.

> Thanks,
> david
> --
> David Gunter
> HPC-3: Infrastructure Team
> Los Alamos National Laboratory
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