Bug#619935: Bugs #619935 & #612621 : most debian/* files rewritten + patches

Adam C Powell IV hazelsct at debian.org
Mon Apr 4 13:41:45 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-04-04 at 13:53 +0200, Pierre Saramito wrote:
> Hello !
> > > From Adam:
> > > Already I can see a few issues:
> > >       * I noticed that you removed -I/usr/include/lam from the CCS and
> > >         CCD commands.  I don't remember the exact reasons, but those
> > >         were required for the LAM architectures.  /usr/include/mpi
> > >         should be a symlink to /usr/include/lam, but for some reason
> > >         that didn't work.  I think it's a worthy goal to try to remove
> > >         that for the next upload, but would rather leave it in for this
> > >         one.
> I've not tested on lam achitectures.
> So I'have a question:
>  openmpi does not support yet multi-threads
>  (see eg http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=supported-systems#thread-support )
>  and we have deleted -DSCOTCH_PTHREAD in CFLAGS.
> Is lam thread-safe ?
>  There is a FAQ here http://www.lam-mpi.org/faq/category7.php3#question5
>  but it's not clear for me...

This is important for the short term, but a release goal for Wheezy is
to deprecate LAM in favor of MPICH2 on the non-OpenMPI architectures.

> > Are we ready to upload?
> Let's go !

Okay, building now, will upload when it's done.

One other note: Muammar fixed blacs-mpi over the weekend, so as soon as
that builds properly on alpha (the other arches are all built), scotch
should build everywhere.

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