[Users] release status

Erik Schnetter schnetter at cct.lsu.edu
Mon Jun 19 10:29:28 CDT 2017

On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:18 AM, Roland Haas <rhaas at illinois.edu> wrote:

> Hello Erik, all,
> > Note that this has a straightforward work-around -- pass the respective
> > options manually. This short before a release, I recommend going with a
> > work-around instead of modifying Cactus's internal mechanism, which might
> > break things.
> Context: this affects the auto-build MPI library only, not the use of
> an existing MPI library found on a cluster or even the one found on
> ubuntu, debian, OSX etc. As far as I can see there is thus no way of
> "manually" specifying extra libraries (in an option list)

You can modify the global LIBS variable.


> since this
> only happens in exactly the case where the option list says "build
> yourself" or the auto-detection fails.
> Frank already gave the answer as to where to modify things (it
> literally is) in his email:
> $ENV{MPI_LIBS} .= " rt util" if($^O == "linux");
> and as said rt and util as part of libc6 anyway so they are always
> present.
> Yours,
> Roland
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Erik Schnetter <schnetter at cct.lsu.edu>
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