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  • From: Daniel Winklehner <winklehn AT>
  • To: Chris Rogers < AT>
  • Cc: "opal AT" <opal AT>
  • Subject: Re: [Opal] OPAL on Cygwin?
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:18:55 +0000
  • Accept-language: en-US

Alternatively, if you have Windows 10 you can try the WSL (Windows Subsystem
for Linux). I’m using it for everything Linux-related nowadays.


> On Jan 23, 2018, at 04:54, Chris Rogers < AT> wrote:
> You could try running a virtual machine like VirtualBox under windows with
> a full linux install. If that's an option, I suspect it will be easier;
> it's how I run OPAL on my laptop.
> Cheers,
> Chris
>> On 23/01/18 07:44, Matt Easton 董昊 wrote:
>> Hello there!
>> I’m trying to set up OPAL for the first time. Sadly my work computer runs
>> Windows, which makes things more difficult. Has anyone had success using
>> OPAL on Cygwin before?
>> I’m currently stuck on the step of installing H5hut. I think I’ve got all
>> the prerequisites installed properly. The configuration seems to go ok.
>> But in the build step I get an error: “Unknown type name ‘MPI_COMM’”.
>> If I add “include <mpi.h>” to h5_types.h, then this error goes away, but I
>> think this should a be a configuration issue, I don’t think I should be
>> messing with the source code. Even with this include line added, I get a
>> later error that various “HSPset_xxxx_mpio” functions are not defined
>> properly. It seems to be that the connection from H5hut to Open MPI isn’t
>> working properly…
>> Thanks so much for any help!
>> Matt
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