namd/charm infiniband build

From: Rene Salmon (
Date: Mon Oct 30 2006 - 14:57:30 CST


I am trying to build the latest cvs charm on and MVAPICH based infiniband
cluster. I followed the instructions at the wiki:

After making the mpiCC to mpicxx changes in:


I get the following error message any ideas?

 ./build charm++ mpi-linux-amd64 --no-build-shared -O -DCMK_OPTIMIZE=1

Copying src/scripts/Makefile to mpi-linux-amd64/tmp
Soft-linking over bin
Soft-linking over lib
Soft-linking over lib_so
Soft-linking over include
Soft-linking over tmp
Generating mpi-linux-amd64/tmp/
Performing '/usr/bin/gmake charm++ OPTS= -O -DCMK_OPTIMIZE=1' in
/usr/bin/gmake headerlinks
gmake[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/
checking machine name... mpi-linux-amd64
checking "C++ compiler as"... "mpicxx -m64 -fPIC -O -DCMK_OPTIMIZE=1
checking "whether C++ compiler works"... "ok"
checking "C++ linker as"... "mpicxx -m64 -fPIC "
checking "whether linker works"... "no"
Cannot link C++ programs with mpicxx -m64 -fPIC
 (check your charm++ version)
gmake[1]: *** [conv-autoconfig.h] Error 1
gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/s
gmake: *** [headers] Error 2
Charm++ NOT BUILT. Either cd into mpi-linux-amd64/tmp and try
to resolve the problems yourself, visit
for more information. Otherwise, email the developers at

Thank you for any help on this


        Rene Salmon
        Tulane University
        Center for Computational Science
        Tel 504-862-8393
        Fax 504-862-8392

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