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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] 1.40.0.cmake5 (?) builds cleanly
From: Denis Arnaud (denis.arnaud_boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-20 08:57:47
2009/11/4 troy d. straszheim <troy_at_[hidden]>
> There is still a small issue, though, with a mpi.so library
> That is not an error. This is the python extension for MPI. Python
> extensions are loaded by python, they don't start with 'lib'. If you add
> the directory containing mpi.so to your PYTHONPATH and execute
> >>> import mpi
> that file should be found and loaded. mpi.so will pull in
> libboost_python.so and libboost_mpi.so, so you may need to add the lib dir
> to your LD_LIBRARY_PATH as well.
As such, the (Python extension) mpi.so library cannot be included in any RPM
package, because it has no soname. Is there a CMake configuration option, so
that that mpi.so library gets a proper soname?
Moreover, it could be a good idea to deliver it in a dedicated
sub-directory, for instance /usr/lib/python2.6 or
/usr/lib/python2.6/boost, because if left in /usr/lib, there is no
hint as to what that library is aimed at.
Do you know whether there is a CMake configuration option for that as well?
Thanks in advance