Re: #379288 release-critical?
Roger L. Hale wrote:
To the contrary, fftw2 depends on libmpich1.0c2, which depends on
libg2c0, which depends on gcc-3.4-base, on this end-user machine.
I was thinking of fftw3, not fftw2, but thanks for mentioning this. The
MPI libraries in fftw2 should be split into a separate package, since
programs linking the serial (or threaded) FFTW libs should not pull in
MPI! I'll file a bug report for the fftw2 package ASAP.
(The GNOME packages mentioned earlier in this thread are almost certain to
link to the serial or multithreaded FFTW libraries only, in which case
they should definitely be encouraged to upgrade to fftw3 upstream.)
(Whether MPICH should be upgraded to gfortran, and for that matter why
anyone is still using MPICH rather than LAM or OpenMPI is another