Re: [Rd] R CMD INSTALL configure.args and CC customization

From: Timothy Bates <timothy.c.bates_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 18:29:36 +0100

Hi Michael,
That change seems like a good saving for maintainers: cuts 281 lines in the Rmpi package configure.ac file down to just 2 lines in Makevars.in: CC=mpicc SHLIB_LD=mpicc.

Hopefully the patch can get upů ?

entire patch to Makeconf.in (4 new lines):

On 9 Sep 2011, at 7:40 PM, Michael Spiegel wrote:

> I am running into the following issue that has been previously
> reported on the R-devel mailing list. The short version is that I'm
> writing a package for MPI, and I'd like to change CC and SHLIB_LD to
> "mpicc". Trying to change them in Makevars.in has no effect, because
> the values are clobbered by /etc/R/Makeconf. Will the following
> changes to Makeconf.in introduce any problems?
>
> --Michael
>
>
> Subject: [Rd] R CMD INSTALL configure.args and CC customization
> From: Paul Johnson (paul..._at_gmail.com)
> Date: Jan 20, 2010 11:30:44 am
> List: org.r-project.r-devel
> Hi, everybody.
>
> I hope the new year is treating you well.
>
> In a Rocks Cluster Linux system (that's Centos 5.2 based), I have
> built R-2.10 and it runs well.
>
> While fiddling with MPI libraries and R packages, I've noticed a few
> little wrinkles.
>
> This comes as no surprise to the veteran R programmers, but let me
> share to the new guys the following gem:
>
> There is a difference between . and -
>
> Simple, and yet so vital!
>
> install.packages inside R takes a period between "configure" and
> "args", as in "configure.args=", while in the shell, the same option
> specified to R CMD INSTALL wants a dash, as in "--configure-args=".
> The "period" versus the "hyphen" was killing me all morning!
>
> When building Rmpi, I had to specify configure options to let R know
> which MPI library to use. I *tried* to avoid that by forcing the
> compiler to be "mpicc", not "gcc". I believe that if one uses mpicc,
> then the compiler really is gcc, but it is initiated with the INC and
> LIB dirs set so that the configure can find what it needs. But gcc
> seems to be deeply glued to R installation of packages.
>
> I find various posts in the r-help list in which people claim this should work:
>
> CC=mpicc R CMD INSTALL ...
>
> but it doesn't make a difference for me. The compiler that gets used
> is gcc, no matter how many different ways I try to say it should be
> mpicc:
>
> $ CC=mpicc R CMD INSTALL
> --configure-args=--with-mpi=/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc
> --configure-vars=CC=mpicc Rmpi_0.5-8.tar.gz
> Password:
> * installing to library '/share/apps/lib/R/site-library'
> * installing *source* package 'Rmpi' ...
> checking for gcc... gcc -m64 -std=gnu99
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> checking for suffix of executables...
> checking for suffix of object files... o
> checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> checking whether gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 accepts -g... yes
> checking for gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 option to accept ISO C89... none needed
> Trying to find mpi.h ...
> Found in /usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> Trying to find libmpi.so or libmpich.a ...
> Found libmpi in /usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/lib
> checking for openpty in -lutil... yes
> checking for main in -lpthread... yes
> configure: creating ./config.status
> config.status: creating src/Makevars
> ** libs
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c RegQuery.c -o
> RegQuery.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c Rmpi.c -o Rmpi.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c conversion.c -o
> conversion.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c internal.c -o
> internal.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -shared -L/usr/local/lib64 -o Rmpi.so RegQuery.o
> Rmpi.o conversion.o internal.o -L/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/lib
> -lmpi -lutil -lpthread -L/usr/lib64/R/lib -lR
> ** R
> ** demo
> ** inst
> ** preparing package for lazy loading
> ** help
> *** installing help indices
> ** building package indices ...
> * DONE (Rmpi)
> ======================
>
> The same effect (or lack thereof) can be had with configure.vars in
> install.packages:
>
> install.packages("Rmpi",
> configure.args="--with-mpi=/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc",
> configure.vars="CC=mpicc")
> Warning in install.packages("Rmpi", configure.args =
> "--with-mpi=/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc", :
> argument 'lib' is missing: using '/share/apps/lib/R/site-library'
> --- Please select a CRAN mirror for use in this session ---
> Loading Tcl/Tk interface ... done
> trying URL 'http://cran.mirrors.hoobly.com/src/contrib/Rmpi_0.5-8.tar.gz'
> Content type 'application/x-gzip' length 87528 bytes (85 Kb)
> opened URL
> ==================================================
> downloaded 85 Kb
>
> * installing *source* package 'Rmpi' ...
> checking for gcc... gcc -m64 -std=gnu99
> checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
> checking whether the C compiler works... yes
> checking whether we are cross compiling... no
> checking for suffix of executables...
> checking for suffix of object files... o
> checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> checking whether gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 accepts -g... yes
> checking for gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 option to accept ISO C89... none needed
> Trying to find mpi.h ...
> Found in /usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> Trying to find libmpi.so or libmpich.a ...
> Found libmpi in /usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/lib
> checking for openpty in -lutil... yes
> checking for main in -lpthread... yes
> configure: creating ./config.status
> config.status: creating src/Makevars
> ** libs
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c RegQuery.c -o
> RegQuery.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c Rmpi.c -o Rmpi.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c conversion.c -o
> conversion.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -I/usr/include/R -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -I/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/include
> -DMPI2 -DOPENMPI -I/usr/local/include -fpic -O2 -g -pipe -Wall
> -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector
> --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m64 -mtune=generic -c internal.c -o
> internal.o
> gcc -m64 -std=gnu99 -shared -L/usr/local/lib64 -o Rmpi.so RegQuery.o
> Rmpi.o conversion.o internal.o -L/usr/lib64/openmpi/1.2.7-gcc/lib
> -lmpi -lutil -lpthread -L/usr/lib64/R/lib -lR
> ** R
> ** demo
> ** inst
> ** preparing package for lazy loading
> ** help
> *** installing help indices
> ** building package indices ...
> * DONE (Rmpi)
>
> --
> Paul E. Johnson
> Professor, Political Science
> 1541 Lilac Lane, Room 504
> University of Kansas
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