[Beowulf] static pvm library won't link anymore

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Fri Jul 6 10:24:08 PDT 2007

> > errors on Mandriva 2007.1 with gcc 4.1.2.  It's missing all sorts
> > of includes (unistd.h, stdlib.h) and has some funky extern declarations
> afaik, this is only possible if you are somehow missing 
> some basic package like glibc-headers.  (you can find this out
> on an rpm system by "rpm -qf /usr/include/stdlib.h".)

It isn't that, it's that the 3.4.5 (and 3.4.4 I assume) use forms
of C that gcc 4.1.x compiles are not happy with.  Here's one
discussion of it:

I've been working through the patches at the end of that thread, but
there still seem to be issues.


David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech

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