[Beowulf] error while make mpijava on amd_64

akshar bhosale akshar.bhosale at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 11:14:22 PST 2010

Hi Mark,

Many thanks 2 u..


On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 1:35 AM, Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:

>   we r not getting latest free download version for mpijava for linux for
> this is version 1.2.5 circa jan 2003, right?  right away this should set
> off some alarms, since any maintained package would have had some updates
> since then.  it's slightly unreasonable to expect such an old
> package, especially one which is inherently "glueware" to be viable after
> sitting so long.
>  AMD 64 bit. Also can u suggest the solution n for the error i forwarded.ur
>> explaination is not very clear 2 me..:(
> using a static library would be easy ("ar r mpijava.a *.o"), but now that I
> give it another thought, you probably want this to act as a java extension,
> which probably requires being a shared library.
> in principle, to get the .so to work, you need to add -fPIC to each of the
> component compiles (which produce .o files), then add -shared
> to the last link-like stage which combines the .o files into a .so file.
> you'll have to look at the Makefile to find out where to add these flags.
>  offhand, I'd think you should add -fPIC to CFLAGS and -static to LDFLAGS
> (but I don't have a copy of the Makefile.)
> as a testament to the whimsical nature of getting 2003-vintage software
> to compile, I can't even find a working download link for mpijava.
> web sites also wither and die if not cared for...
> -mark
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