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

Stefan Vigerske stefan at math.hu-berlin.de
Wed Dec 16 09:04:23 EST 2009


John Pye 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

It should be --with-mumps-lib and --with-mumps-incdir.


> 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

Stefan Vigerske
Humboldt University Berlin, Numerical Mathematics

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