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Old 08-13-2003, 03:21 AM   #1
annie
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Unhappy problem met when installing mpich!!!!!


this is the problem i met when i am trying to install mpich:

if ["/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5" = "/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5"]; then \ ./bin/mpiinstall ;\
else\
./bin/mpiinstall -prefix=/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5;\
fi
cp: `/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch' and `/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch' are the same file
**Error copying file /usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch to /usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch**
make:***[install] Error 1

can anyone tell me what have i done wrong and tell mw\e the solution... thank...
 
Old 08-13-2003, 04:59 AM   #2
rootboy
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Re: problem met when installing mpich!!!!!

Quote:
Originally posted by annie
this is the problem i met when i am trying to install mpich:

if ["/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5" = "/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5"]; then \ ./bin/mpiinstall ;\
else\
./bin/mpiinstall -prefix=/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5;\
fi
cp: `/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch' and `/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch' are the same file
**Error copying file /usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch to /usr/local/mpich-1.2.5/bin/tarch**
make:***[install] Error 1

can anyone tell me what have i done wrong and tell mw\e the solution... thank...

Like the message says, it is trying to copy the file over itself. Try commenting out these lines with a # and try again.

As such:

#if ["/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5" = "/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5"]; then \ #./bin/mpiinstall ;\
#else\
# ./bin/mpiinstall -prefix=/usr/local/mpich-1.2.5;\
#fi


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