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Subject: Re: [boost] boost no longer builds mpi libraries when using intel mpi
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-19 20:57:16

On 7/19/2017 3:04 PM, Alain Miniussi via Boost wrote:
> On 19/07/2017 16:26, Franck Houssen via Boost wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Just to get your attention to this :
> It hasn't build with that syntax in years (edit, just saw it's from
> 2017), Intel's MPI does not support the -show* options family (and don't
> plan to).
> There is a specific piece of doc for that in:
> I have no clue where the "using mpi"... is it called a directive ?.. is
> implemented, and if I did, I don't know how to detect we're using
> Intel's Implementation with bjam, nor how to pass the retrieved options,
> nor to what.

The 'using mpi' is a Boost Build rule which sets up a Boost Build
toolset for use, as explained at

> The documentation layout is not great, not sure if it improved, but the
> documentation system at the time was an in house tool with install
> instructions scattered here and there so...
> Cheers,
> Alain
> PS: you might want to post MPI related issues to the boost MPI mailing
> list (boost-mpi_at_[hidden])

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