[torqueusers] Fwd: [O-MPI users] OpenMPI 1.0.1 with Torque 2.0

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at open-mpi.org
Tue Jan 3 13:32:21 MST 2006


It was pointed out to me that I should probably have posted this on  
torquedev.  I'll take the liberty of re-posting over there.

Sorry for the off-topic post; please ignore this thread -- nothing to  
see here...


On Jan 3, 2006, at 3:01 PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> A user recently mailed us about a problem compiling Open MPI with  
> Torque support (see http://www.open-mpi.org/community/lists/users/ 
> 2006/01/0456.php for details).
>
> The problem is actually a build system issue.  Open MPI defaults to  
> building all of its plugins (including the TM plugins) as dynamic  
> shared objects (DSOs).  Some of these DSOs need to link against  
> other libraries -- e.g., the TM plugin needs to -lpbs.
>
> The problem is that libpbs is a static library.  Compiling a DSO  
> against a .a file is non-portable at best.  However, in Linux/32  
> bit environments, this seems to generally work (GNU Libtool does  
> the Right magic, but it warns against the portability issues).  In  
> an AMD64 bit environment, however, building in 64 bit mode, this  
> doesn't work, and the result is the error message shown below.
>
> We would recompile everything with -fPIC, but don't really want to  
> 1) for the special exceptions that this would introduce into our  
> build system, and 2) for the performance penalty of compiling  
> everything with -fPIC.
>
> Is there any way that Torque can produce shared libraries?  This  
> would solve our problem nicely.  :-)
>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
>> From: Jyh-Shyong Ho <c00jsh00 at nchc.org.tw>
>> Date: January 2, 2006 3:52:20 AM EST
>> To: users at open-mpi.org
>> Subject: [O-MPI users] OpenMPI 1.0.1 with Torque 2.0
>> Reply-To: Open MPI Users <users at open-mpi.org>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am trying to install OpenMPI 1.0.1 on my Athlon X2 computer  
>> running SuSE10.0,
>> the installation failed when I included --with-tm=/opt/torque  
>> option with the
>> error message:
>> ...
>> gcc -shared  .libs/pls_tm_component.o .libs/pls_tm_module.o  -Wl,-- 
>> rpath -Wl,/home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/orte/.libs -Wl,--rpath -Wl,/ 
>> home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/opal/.libs -Wl,--rpath -Wl,/opt/ 
>> openmpi/lib -L/opt/torque/lib -lpbs /home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/ 
>> orte/.libs/liborte.so -L/home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/opal/.libs / 
>> home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/opal/.libs/libopal.so -lm -lutil - 
>> lnsl  -pthread -Wl,-soname -Wl,mca_pls_tm.so -o .libs/mca_pls_tm.so
>> /usr/lib64/gcc/x86_64-suse-linux/4.0.2/../../../../x86_64-suse- 
>> linux/bin/ld: /opt/torque/lib/libpbs.a(tm.o): relocation  
>> R_X86_64_32S against `a local symbol' can not be used when making  
>> a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
>> /opt/torque/lib/libpbs.a: could not read symbols: Bad value
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> make[4]: *** [mca_pls_tm.la] Error 1
>> make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/orte/mca/ 
>> pls/tm'
>> make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>> make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/orte/ 
>> dynamic-mca/pls'
>> make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/orte/ 
>> dynamic-mca'
>> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/c00jsh00/openmpi-1.0.1/orte'
>> make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>>
>> My TORQUE is 2.0.0p4, the latest version. Any hint?
>>
>> Jyh-Shyong Ho, Ph.D.
>> Research Scientist
>> National Center for High Performance Computing
>> Hsinchu, Taiwan, ROC
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