[Beowulf] MPICH upgrade question
gdjacobs at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 13:42:40 PST 2008
Gregg Germain wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is a little more in the way of a systems question:
> I'm presently running a cluster with mpich2-1.0.6p1 installed in
> I want to upgrade to mpich2-1.0.8.
> Should I run the 1.0.6 Make uninstall first?
> Or just install 1.0.8 on top of 1.0.6?
> Or is there some other cleanup method I should use to eliminate 1.0.6
I always deploy MPICH in a different directory for each library
version/compiler combination. I then use a script so one can switch to
the appropriate build wrapper easily. When replacing the old version
outright, you should remove the old and install the new.
Geoffrey D. Jacobs
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