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Andy R Terrel (andy-terrel) wrote : Re: [Bug 603431] Re: Dorsal problems with Fedora 11 and 13


The problem was that scotch wasn't using the fPIC flag. I had Yakkoub
add it via CXXFLAGS and then it was fine. I don't usually build
scotch so I'm not sure if it is normally there or if the distribution
on Fedora is broken, but it was definitely a problem.

-- Andy

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Harish Narayanan
<email address hidden> wrote:
> 1. Do you know in what way umfpack is broken? I try to just use the
> system packages when available (suitesparse-devel in this case) and
> maybe we should report the problem to the package manager.
> 2. Are you sure? None of the files in the scotch source
> folder seem to mention CXXFLAGS.
> --
> Dorsal problems with Fedora 11 and 13
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> Status in Dorsal: New
> Bug description:
> Greetings
> I am running into a few issues with dorsal on fedora 11 and 13. umfpack is not installed properly, it builds but does not install. Also, libscotch needed an extra CXXFLAG: -fPIC
> After a manual install of umfpack and editing the for libscotch (cleaning and rebuilding) things worked out fine.