F23 Self Contained Change: RPM MPI Requires Provides

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Wed Jul 8 20:28:37 UTC 2015

On 07/07/2015 03:12 AM, Sandro Mani wrote:
> Hello
> I've got an initial implementation of this using the rpm dependency generator
> hooks, as suggested in the other thread [1].
> The resulting scripts are here: https://smani.fedorapeople.org/rpm-mpi-hooks/
> There is just one problem: an elf binary in an $MPI_HOME subfolder will now
> trigger both the elf as well as the mpi dependency generator, resulting in both
> libfoo.so()(64bit)
> libfoo.so()(64bit)(openmpi-x86_64)
> being generated for /usr/lib64/openmpi/lib/libfoo.so. However, to achieve the
> goal of disambiguating the provides of libfoo and libfoo-openmpi,
> libfoo-openmpi should only provide "libfoo.so()(64bit)(openmpi-x86_64)".
> The only solution which comes to mind is adding
> %__elf_exclude_path     ^%{_prefix}/lib(64)/(openmpi|mpich)/.*$
> to elf.attr. Is this acceptable?

It appears to be sufficient to define this macro anywhere, not just in
elf.attr.  So I think it could be added in to a rpm macros file in
openmpi/mpich-devel.  Also I think you need (64)? or (|64).

Cool stuff, thanks for working on this.

> Thanks,
> Sandro
> [1] https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2015-June/211570.html

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