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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] 1.40.0.cmake5 (?) builds cleanly
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-21 02:38:39
Denis Arnaud wrote:
> 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?
IIUC, mpi.so is a Python extension? If so, soname makes little sense for it.
Python extensions on my system appear to have or not have soname at random.