[Fedora-packaging] MPI and Fortran drafts

Milos Jakubicek xjakub at fi.muni.cz
Sun Jul 26 15:22:34 UTC 2009

On 26.7.2009 14:38, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> Hello again,
> I have updated the MPI draft at
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/MPI
> to take into account the comments that araised in discussion on the
> list.

Looks great, just three minor comments:

1) Shouldn't the suffix for OpenMPI be just "openmpi" instead of "mpi"? 
It would be consistent with other suffixes (simply the %{name} of the 
compiler package) and self-explanatory what implementation it is.

2) With the current directory layout (i.e. a FHS-friendly one), the 
suffixes for binaries and libraries are not necessary anymore, am I 
right? In that case I think they are even not desirable (what MPI 
implementation (or no MPI) is used will be controlled by the 
environment-modules so this would be just annoying when writing e.g. 
scripts using MPI software etc.)

3) I've modified the draft with a SHOULD: split headers into 
%{name}-headers. In this case %{name}-%{mpi}-devel needs to require only 
%{name}-headers (otherwise %{name}-devel will pull in %{name} 
unnecessarily). In my POV this could be even a MUST (the depedency on 
the non-MPI build is really not needed). Please review the wiki diff 
from its history!

Thanks for your effort!

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