Bug 679491 - OpenMP flags are disregarded by libtool in library link mode
Summary: OpenMP flags are disregarded by libtool in library link mode
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libtool
Version: 15
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Hopp
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-02-22 17:55 UTC by Enrique
Modified: 2012-08-07 16:43 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-07 16:43:26 UTC
Type: ---

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2011-02-22 17:55 UTC, Enrique
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Description Enrique 2011-02-22 17:55:39 UTC
Created attachment 480191 [details]
bug demo package

Description of problem:

 I am trying to create an OpenMP library. I am using autotools+libtool to comile it. However, the -fopenmp is not properly handled by libtool, which leaves a library with missing symbols, due to the missing linked library libgomp (part of the OpenMP implementation).
 I have created a small package which shows the problem. The package creates a library called libompl which uses OpenMP constructions. I have used AC_OPENMP macro in configure.ac to get the flags used by OpenMP. I then pass those flags when linking the library (AM_LDFLAGS = $(OPENMP_CFLAGS)). One can see from the compilation that the proper flags are passed to libtool:
/bin/sh ../libtool  --tag=CC   --mode=link gcc -fopenmp -g -O2 -fopenmp  -o libompl.la -rpath /usr/local/lib omp_lib.lo -lm
libtool: link: rm -fr  .libs/libompl.a .libs/libompl.la .libs/libompl.lai .libs/libompl.so .libs/libompl.so.0 .libs/libompl.so.0.0.0
libtool: link: gcc -shared  .libs/omp_lib.o   -lm    -Wl,-soname -Wl,libompl.so.0 -o .libs/libompl.so.0.0.0

 However, the third line shows that libtool actual call has trimmed the -fopenmp option. This can be check asking the library for its dynamic dependencies:
 # ldd libompl/.libs/libompl.so
        linux-vdso.so.1 =>  (0x00007fffdffff000)
        libm.so.6 => /lib64/libm.so.6 (0x00007fac2853d000)
        libc.so.6 => /lib64/libc.so.6 (0x00007fac281be000)
        /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00000038b9c00000)

 which misses libgomp.so

 The package also contains a small program that makes use of the library and fails at link time with these expected errors:
libtool: link: gcc -g -O2 -o .libs/omp_test omp_test.o  ../libompl/.libs/libompl.so -lm -Wl,-rpath -Wl,/usr/local/lib
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `GOMP_parallel_end'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `omp_get_num_threads'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `GOMP_barrier'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `GOMP_parallel_start'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `omp_get_thread_num'

 One might argue that the $(OPENMP_CFLAGS) should be added to the compilation of omp_test. However, the program does not use OpenMP directly, only trough libompl. In fact, as a "client" of the library, it doesn't have to know which other libraries are used by libgompl. As an example, the -lm dependency has been added automatically, even if not explicitly stated in the Makefile.am which compiles omp_test.c.

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. # tar xvf omp_bug.tar
2. # cd omp_bug
3. # autoreconf -i -f -m
4. # ./configure
5. # make
Actual results:

Error messages:
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `GOMP_parallel_end'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `omp_get_num_threads'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `GOMP_barrier'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `GOMP_parallel_start'
../libompl/.libs/libompl.so: undefined reference to `omp_get_thread_num'

Expected results:

 Proper linking with libgomp.

Comment 1 Enrique 2011-03-22 15:17:14 UTC
 I also reported it upstream, and it seems that there is already a patch:
 Could this patch enter in Fedora 15?

Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2011-03-22 15:40:51 UTC
Upstream patch witch complete signoff is at 

Comment 3 Enrique 2011-07-27 16:20:03 UTC
 It is still present in Fedora 15. Version bumped

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