[ewg] libiwpm change breaks OFED build

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Thu Jun 30 11:33:53 PDT 2016

Thanks - I didn't realize that this was the package for the daemon.  Yes, a name change does actually make sense.  :)

> The name change was requested by a major distro, because the package
> was named libiwpm although it isn't a library.
> We decided to change the name of the package to iwpmd since the port
> mapper is a daemon process.
> Also it is worth noting that it is only a package name change. The name
> of the executable stays the same - it is iwpmd.
> Thank you,
> Tatyana
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hefty, Sean
> Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 PM
> To: Nikolova, Tatyana E <tatyana.e.nikolova at intel.com>; Vladimir
> Sokolovsky <vlad at dev.mellanox.co.il>; Woodruff, Robert J
> <robert.j.woodruff at intel.com>; Rupert Dance (rsdance at soft-forge.com)
> <rsdance at soft-forge.com>; Davis, Arlin R <arlin.r.davis at intel.com>
> Cc: ewg at lists.openfabrics.org
> Subject: RE: libiwpm change breaks OFED build
> > I am sorry for the trouble. I am going to change latest.txt to
> > libiwpm- 1.0.5.tar.gz. The new iwpmd-1.0.6.tar.gz package is intended
> > for the next OFED-4-x release.
> Independent from OFED, changing the package name will be confusing for
> users.

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