[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#552429: [Pkg-openmpi-maintainers] Bug#552429: MPI: fix alternatives mess with runtime environment

Manuel Prinz manuel at debian.org
Wed Nov 11 13:07:10 UTC 2009

As for the mpi.so thing: Forget about it, confusion on my part. Not a
problem at all.

On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 13:54 +0100, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> OK. That's really the first problem I'd like to solve, since it only
> affects OpenMPI and MPICH2. The other problems can be addressed after
> that.
> Would it be enough to fix it in the postinst script, by removing the
> previous alternatives and adding the new ones?

That should be sufficient, yes.

> Actually, we could fix the priority at the same time. Setting the
> priority for OpenMPI and MPICH2 to 40 would be OK.
> Are you OK with all of this?

Yes. I'll patch Open MPI tonight. But how about Adam's concerns? I think
it is reasonable to add the Fortran libs to the alternative while we're
at it.

Best regards

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