[Ipopt] Linking IPOPT with .deb-packaged MUMPS on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic?

John Pye john.pye at anu.edu.au
Mon Dec 14 23:08:37 EST 2009

Hi Leo

I'd be pleased to see any pre-existing IPOPT .deb package. But also very 
keen to work out how to link against an already-installed MUMP, as 
opposed to using 'get.Mumps' all the time.


Leo Lopes wrote:
> Hi JP,
> I believe there is a Ubuntu package for IPOPT. I am cc'ing Aram who
> may be able to give more details.
> Cheers,
> Leo.
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:23 PM, John Pye <john.pye at anu.edu.au> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I'm currently working on the packaging of ASCEND for use on Ubuntu, and
>> as part of that, I've created a Debian package for IPOPT. Recently,
>> MUMPS has been added to the Ubuntu package repositories (version 4.8.4)
>> so I'd like to make use of that system package, rather than having a
>> separate copy compiled especially for Ipopt.
>> However, when I use
>>  ./configure --with-mumps-dir=/usr
>> the IPOPT configure script fails to detect MUMPS. I can't find any
>> indication of what the error might be, other than possibility the
>> absence of the directory /usr/libseq on my system (see
>> https://projects.coin-or.org/BuildTools/ticket/64).
>> Has anyone else been able to build IPOPT against system-installed MUMPS
>> on Ubuntu? Any suggestions?
>> Cheers
>> JP
>> P.S. our work on integrating IPOPT into ASCEND seems to now be
>> essentially complete; we have a working reverse AD implementation that
>> is providing exact hessian matrices to IPOPT based on user-supplied
>> equations, and our test suite seems to be working correctly with all the
>> models we've tried.
>> http://ascendwiki.cheme.cmu.edu/IPOPT
>> --
>> Dr John Pye
>> Dept of Engineering
>> Australian National University
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Dr John Pye
Dept of Engineering
Australian National University

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