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Subject: Re: [boost] boost no longer builds mpi libraries when using intel mpi
From: Alain Miniussi (Alain.Miniussi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-19 21:40:31

On 19/07/2017 22:57, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> 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
Yes, what I don't know is where/how that rule is implemented. Nor how to
implement one like mpi.
I remember greping mpi in the build system a few year ago, but could not
find a way to touch it (it failed with no meaningful message).



>> 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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