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Re: [Condor-users] condor_compile with dynamic linking ?

On Dec 15, 2011, at 4:45 AM, Smith, Ian wrote:

> I'm trying to see if I can build MATLAB standalone excutables
> using condor_compile on a Debian 5 VM. The main problem seems
> to be that almost all of the MATLAB libraries are provided as
> dynamic shared objects (.so's) and condor_compile doesn't seem
> to want to link them. 
> So the $ 64,000 question is - is there anyway I can build an executable with
> checkpointing support if it calls shared object libraries.

The standard universe doesn't support this. There are some technical hurdles that we would need to address.

> PS2: I'm thinking of looking at DMTCP as a way of doing checkpointing without
> the need for recompiling/linking (see: http://dmtcp.sourceforge.net/ ). It
> specifically mentions MATLAB as an application. Has anyone had any success with this ?

This sounds like your best route forward.

Thanks and regards,
Jaime Frey
UW-Madison Condor Team