[Rd] mpi.h errors on Mavericks packages
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Sat Oct 4 03:39:12 CEST 2014
or FAQ, Section 8.3, question 10 at
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On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 9:10 PM, Simon Urbanek <simon.urbanek at r-project.org>
> On Oct 3, 2014, at 7:17 PM, Daniel Fuka <drf28 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> > Dear mac folks,
> > I have started porting a large legacy toolset maintained in windows
> > and heavily mpi laden so it can be used across platforms in R... so I
> > am building a package out of it. On this note, I am noticing that
> > almost all of the mpi dependent packages do not compile on the CRAN
> > repositories.... with the basic issue that it appears it can not find
> > mpi installed:
> > configure: error: "Cannot find mpi.h header file"
> > I do not see any chatter about mpi issues in the lists since the
> > inception of mavericks.. and possibly this question should go to
> > Simon.. but in case I missed a discussion, or if anyone has any
> > suggestions on how to proceed, or what might be missing from the Rmpi,
> > npRmpi, etc. packages for compilation on Mavericks, it would be
> > greatly appreciated if you could let me know.. and maybe I can help
> > fix the other packages as well.
> Apple has removed MPI from recent OS X versions so it is not available
> So currently, you have to install whatever MPI implementation you prefer
> from sources since neither the libraries nor the toolchain are available.
> What Apple used to ship was OpenMPI which still exists, but to my best
> knowledge there is no official, maintained binary for OS X so on Mavericks
> we have nothing to build CRAN binaries against, so you have to install
> everything from sources.
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