On 11/04/2018 10:07, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote: > On 04/11/2018 10:53 AM, Alastair McKinstry wrote: >> As of 3.0.1, openmpi now works on Big-Endian powerpc (which was to be a >> problem; it had been dropped upstream because of an unknown bug, now >> fixed). > > Oh, really, they fixed that? I already had given up hopes and > therefore ignored > the thread on github out of frustration. > >From the thread (and related PRs it references) its fixed and works as long as -O3 is used. I've implemented and tested this in ./rules.
>> The other non-release archs were failing due to missing dependencies: in >> particular java support (not used by any package in stable/testing) and >> pmix (new; not used in testing/stable; pmix enables scaling to ~100,000+ >> nodes, which is unlikely to be needed). > > I am working on fixing the remaining OpenJDK issues. I'm an upstream > committer in the OpenJDK project, so I can commit all changes myself. > Ok. I've just disabled support as necessary for archs with openjdk issues. While a riscv64 build has not yet occurred (awaiting in queue to see), all issues on all other archs should now be resolved, making the transition possible. >> So, the expected changes to mpi-defaults will no longer be needed. > Yay, thanks so much for this! > > Adrian > -- Alastair McKinstry, <alast...@sceal.ie>, <mckins...@debian.org>, https://diaspora.sceal.ie/u/amckinstry Misentropy: doubting that the Universe is becoming more disordered.