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

Stefan Vigerske stefan at math.hu-berlin.de
Wed Dec 16 09:34:52 EST 2009


> On Wednesday 16 December 2009 14:04:23 Stefan Vigerske wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Stefan
> Just a word of caution: My current Ubuntu (karmic) has MUMPS version 4.8.4,
> However, IPOPT pulls in version 4.8.3. I believe there have been issues in the 
> past with the use of MUMPS newer than expected by IPOPT.

Yes, newer versions than 4.8.3 did not seem to work stable with Ipopt.


Stefan Vigerske
Humboldt University Berlin, Numerical Mathematics

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