[Nexus-developers] NeXus makefiles
Jens.Krueger at frm2.tum.de
Tue Oct 28 16:53:27 GMT 2003
I prepared a version of NeXus using the autoconf, automake, and libtool
for this reason. Currently it is build against the old CVS structure but I think
it is no problem to adopt it to the new one.
Am Dienstag, 28. Oktober 2003 16:22 schrieb Akeroyd, FA (Freddie):
> Are we not going to use autoconf and friends? They have the facility to
> detect the operating system, compilers etc. and also search for HDF -
> it would makes things even easier for the user. We use autoconf in GENIE
> and i've been
> meaning to put a simple NeXus one together for a while - I can construct a
> if that is the way we would like to go. What is everybody else's views?
> Re libraries: I would go one step further and have "libNeXus.a" containing
> only the C bindings and "libNeXusF77.a" only the Fortran bindings i.e. you
> need to specify -lNeXusF77 -lNeXus to link against Fortran77 and
> -lNeXusF90 -lNeXus to link Fortran90. Though you have to specify multiple
> for bindings other than C, it avoids the following situation: if a large
> program required
> bindings in more than one language for different parts of the code, it
> cannot link
> against multiple libraries that each contain their own copy of napi.o
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Koennecke [mailto:Mark.Koennecke at psi.ch]
> > Sent: 28 October 2003 10:48
> > To: nexus-developers at anl.gov
> > Subject: [Nexus-developers] NeXus makefiles
> > High there,
> > I'am currently working on the making the nexus stuff compile again.
> > I have now introduced a file, make_general, in the top
> > level directory.
> > This file holds the flags where to find the HDF libraries and how
> > all the flags necessary to compile and link nexus,
> > including the flags
> > selecting HDF4, HDF5 or both. This should be the only file
> > which needs
> > configuring through the user. All other Makefiles are supposed to
> > include this one and be done with anything NeXus with this.
> > Of course,
> > in the language bindings makefiles you have to specify
> > further machine
> > specific things like location of Java, Tcl etc. If someone
> > is opposed
> > to this scheme, please speak up now, before I write this back to the
> > cvs repository.
> > Formerly we had two test programs: napi4_test and napi5_test. I now
> > unified this, the program figures out from its own name if it should
> > test HDF4 or HDF5. Example: napi_test runs the HDF4 test,
> > napi5_test the
> > HDF5 test. When building, napi_test gets copied onto napi5_test.
> > The issue is that we are back to a single test program source file
> > again. Any objections against the scheme?
> > Another problem is the Fortran stuff. Up to know we had the
> > F77 API in
> > the same library as the C-API. The new structure suggest this not to
> > be valid any longer. Shall I introduce new libraries:
> > libNeXusF77.a and libNeXusF90.a? These would include napi.o and the
> > necessary fortran stuff. Is there anybody out there with a better
> > suggestion?
> > Best Regards,
> > Mark Koennecke
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