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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] openmpi configuration error?
From: Douglas L Reeder (dlr1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-16 18:23:10


I was unaware of Lmod. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

On May 16, 2014, at 4:07 PM, Maxime Boissonneault <maxime.boissonneault_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Instead of using the outdated and not maintained Module environment, why not use Lmod :
> It is a drop-in replacement for Module environment that supports all of their features and much, much more, such as :
> - module hierarchies
> - module properties and color highlighting (we use it to higlight bioinformatic modules or tools for example)
> - module caching (very useful for a parallel filesystem with tons of modules)
> - path priorities (useful to make sure personal modules take precendence over system modules)
> - export module tree to json
> It works like a charm, understand both TCL and Lua modules and is actively developped and debugged. There are litteraly new features every month or so. If it does not do what you want, odds are that the developper will add it shortly (I've had it happen).
> Maxime
> Le 2014-05-16 17:58, Douglas L Reeder a écrit :
>> Ben,
>> You might want to use module (source forge) to manage paths to different mpi implementations. It is fairly easy to set up and very robust for this type of problem. You would remove contentious application paths from you standard PATH and then use module to switch them in and out as needed.
>> Doug Reeder
>> On May 16, 2014, at 3:39 PM, Ben Lash <bl10_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> My cluster has just upgraded to a new version of MPI, and I'm using an old one. It seems that I'm having trouble compiling due to the compiler wrapper file moving (full error here:
>>> "Cannot open configuration file /opt/apps/openmpi/1.4.4-intel/share/openmpi/mpif90-wrapper-data.txt"
>>> I've found the file on the cluster at /opt/apps/openmpi/retired/1.4.4-intel/share/openmpi/mpif90-wrapper-data.txt
>>> How do I tell the old mpi wrapper where this file is?
>>> I've already corrected one link to mpich -> /opt/apps/openmpi/retired/1.4.4-intel/, which is in the software I'm trying to recompile's lib folder (/home/bl10/CMAQv5.0.1/lib/x86_64/ifort). Thanks for any ideas. I also tried changing $pkgdatadir based on what I read here:
>>> Thanks.
>>> --Ben L
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> Maxime Boissonneault
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> Ph. D. en physique
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