[CP2K:1653] on scalapack requirement for parallel builds

Juerg Hutter hut... at pci.uzh.ch
Wed Dec 17 08:40:14 UTC 2008

Hi Axel

I think there are still some applications that work
in parallel without ScaLAPACK (mainly Fist).
To get full functionality, ScaLAPACK is mandatory.
This was not the original idea, but evolution went that


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On Tue, 16 Dec 2008, Axel wrote:

> all,
> here is another question related to the cp2k build environment.
> is cp2k supposed to be compilable with MPI but not with ScaLAPACK?
> the defines in the code suggest this, but i just want to make sure.
> i'm not interested in parallel efficiency, but i'd just like to know
> about
> whether this is intentional, or just coincidence.
> thanks,
>    axel.
> >

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