> On Jul 17, 2018, at 10:50 AM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) via ompi-packagers > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Jul 10, 2018, at 5:11 PM, Geoffrey Paulsen <gpaul...@us.ibm.com> wrote: >> >> In Open MPI v4.0, one of the changes that we're making is to prefer >> external packages in configure versus our internal packages for libevent, >> hwloc, and pmix (also see https://github.com/open-mpi/ompi/issues/5031). >> There are some restrictions about only preferring external packages that are >> "compatible", but in general we hope this should make redistributing Open >> MPI easier as a whole. We're working on this feature here >> https://github.com/open-mpi/ompi/pull/5395 if you want to follow along. > > Heads up: Arrgh. It looks like we're going to miss this feature -- > unfortunately, no one was able to devote enough time to finish it. :-( > > Sorry folks. The existing "external" mechanisms will all still work, of > course, but our configure script won't "prefer" them, so to speak. So it's > not a major deal for this feature to have missed v4.0.0, but it's still a bit > of a bummer.
Hold on there - that’s night quite a correct statement. The “prefer external” mechanism _is_ in place for PMIx and libevent - just not yet for hwloc (I believe). > > -- > Jeff Squyres > jsquy...@cisco.com > > _______________________________________________ > ompi-packagers mailing list > email@example.com > https://rfd.newmexicoconsortium.org/mailman/listinfo/ompi-packagers _______________________________________________ ompi-packagers mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://rfd.newmexicoconsortium.org/mailman/listinfo/ompi-packagers