Bug#573187: transition: mpi-defaults
Am Dienstag, den 23.03.2010, 19:30 +0100 schrieb Lucas Nussbaum:
> Given the low number of packages that FTBFS with mpich2 as mpi-default,
> I would say that this could be fixed in the failing packages' build
> system, no?
Sure. It might need some severe patching, though.
> "Fixing" that my providing symlinks might cause subtle failures later,
> when the package is actually used and thinks that the libs are in some
> place while they aren't.
I do not see why it should. It's only relevant a compile time. The real
libs are in /usr/lib, where the linker will find them later, and rpath
is not involved. (The openmpi package has used that setup since
Anyway, I'm OK with patching the rules file as well. Time spent on
arguing can be better spent elsewhere. ;)