Packaging question on MPI requires

Sandro Mani manisandro at
Tue Oct 27 16:55:48 UTC 2015

On 27.10.2015 17:50, Dave Love wrote:
> Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek at> writes:
>> I think this thread is getting too speculative: after all, we're
>> talking mostly about agreeing on a few directories.
>> Is there something broken that we should fix?
>> Zbyszek
> I think that depends on whether you want to enable anything other than
> C(++), Python, and Fortran MPI packages (generally, not specifically in
> relation to the dependency stuff).  I know I should have raised this
> before and probably somewhere else...
I suppose one could make the dependency generator more flexible by 
having it determine whether a binary is mpi-enabled by simply searching 
for a "/$MPI_NAME" component in its path and checking whether it is 
linked against a

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