[Paraview] MPI Compilation Flags

Sean Ziegeler seanzig at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Apr 4 08:56:50 EDT 2008

That sounds exactly like what I need.  I am indeed interested, so do 
please send the documentation.


Berk Geveci wrote:
> Hmmm. It sounds like you need to use the cross-compilation support we have been
> on. We already built paraview on Xt3 and Blue Gene using it. The idea there is
> that  you first build a small subset of ParaView using the native
> compilers and then
> use the generators from that to build paraview for another target. I
> can point you
> to some documentation if you are interested.
> -berk
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Sean Ziegeler
> <seanzig at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>> At one time I didn't mind looking through, e.g., an "mpicxx" script, to
>> figure out the flags to compile MPI programs for a given platform.  That is
>> getting harder and harder to do now.  I did it for IBM AIX, but recently
>> I've been trying to build MPI-enabled ParaView on a Cray XT4, and the
>> scripts are very involved.  Worse, in some versions of OpenMPI for Linux,
>> mpicc/mpicxx are executables that read from driver files.
>>  Yet, I can't simply use ... CC=mpicc CXX=mpicxx ccmake ... because the
>> intermediate executables for parsing and generating code must be built for
>> serial execution.
>>  So what about some options to specify MPI compilers instead of or in
>> addition to MPI_LIBRARY, etc.?  I could probably work on the CMake scripts
>> to implement this myself, but don't want to if there are major objections to
>> that approach.  Or, if someone is already planning on doing this, I'd love
>> to know as it would save me _lots_ of time.
>>  Thanks,
>>  Sean
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