mpi-default-bin - Standard MPI runtime programs (metapackage)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name mpi-default-bin
Package version 1.0.2+nmu2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 27 B
Download size 3.29 KB
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This metapackage depends on the runtime programs of the recommended MPI
implementation for each platform, currently Open MPI on all of the platforms
where it exists, and MPICH on the others. The package which this depends on
has alternatives links for mpirun and mpiexec.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mpi-default-bin_1.0.2+nmu2_amd64.deb 1.0.2+nmu2 amd64 Debian Main
mpi-default-bin - - -


Name Value
openmpi-bin -


Type URL
Binary Package mpi-default-bin_1.0.2+nmu2_i386.deb
Source Package mpi-defaults

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mpi-default-bin deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mpi-default-bin




2014-08-07 - Matthias Klose <>
mpi-defaults (1.0.2+nmu2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Switch to openmpi on arm64, powerpcspe, ppc64 and ppc64el.
Closes: #748510, #731646.
2014-02-20 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
mpi-defaults (1.0.2+nmu1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Switch to openmpi on mips/mipsel 
Same patch by Aurelien Jarno and Jurica Stanojkovic
Closes: #733275, #738571
2013-10-26 - S├ębastien Villemot <>
mpi-defaults (1.0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* Fix the logic of debian/rules: it was broken by the renaming of mpich2
to mpich in the alternatives system
* Update all dependencies to the new libmpich-dev and mpich packages (instead
of the transitional packages libmpich2-dev and mpich2)
* Replace MPICH2 by MPICH in package descriptions
* Use canonical URLs in Vcs-* fields
2011-12-04 - Sylvestre Ledru <>
mpi-defaults (1.0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* Upload in unstable
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Update of the description (clearly state that it is a metapackage)
* Update of the target in debian/rules to match the policy
* Fix the lintian warning debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
2011-05-19 - Manuel Prinz <>
mpi-defaults (1.0) experimental; urgency=low
* Use MPICH2 instead of LAM on architectures not supported by
Open MPI. Closes: #555653.
* Updated list of architectures where Open MPI is supported.
Closes: #553701, #627239.
* Dropped MPICH from the list of known MPI implementations.
* Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.2. No changes needed.
* Added ${misc:Depends} to Depends fields to fix lintian warning.
* Removed versioned Build-Dependency of debhelper.
2009-07-01 - Manuel Prinz <>
mpi-defaults (0.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.2. No changes needed.
* Added lpia to list of supported architectures, defaulting to
Open MPI. Thanks to Steven Susbauer! (Closes: #532643)
2009-07-01 - Manuel Prinz <>
mpi-defaults (0.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix folding in Build-Depends, backslashes are no longer allowed by
dpkg-dev (>= 1.15.3), fixing FTBFS with newer versions. Thanks to
Cyril Brulebois for the patch! (Closes: #535230)
2009-03-23 - Manuel Prinz <>
mpi-defaults (0.4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Fixed broken dependency line. (Closes: #520141)
* Made LAM default on Sparc.
2009-03-14 - Manuel Prinz <>
mpi-defaults (0.3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Manuel Prinz ]
* Added myself to Uploaders.
* Changed section of mpi-default-bin to "net" (Closes: #509782)
* Mode LAM default on alpha, since Open MPI still has build issues.
* Made Open MPI default on GNU/kFreeBSD. Thanks to Petr Salinger for
the patch! (Closes: #513219)
* Provide /usr/share/mpi-defaults-dev/debian_defaults with architecture-
dependent information about the default MPI implementation, so build
scripts can use it. Thanks to Daniel Leidert for the suggestion!
(Closes: #518653)
2008-12-05 - Adam C. Powell, IV <>
mpi-defaults (0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed debhelper build-dep version to harmonize with compat.
* Added binary-indep target (D'oh!).

See Also

Package Description
mpi-default-dev_1.0.2+nmu2_i386.deb Standard MPI development files (metapackage)
mpich-doc_3.1-5_all.deb Documentation for MPICH
mpich2-doc_3.1-5_all.deb Transitional dummy package for MPICH documentation
mpich2_3.1-5+b2_i386.deb Transitional dummy package
mpich2python_2.9.4-3_i386.deb MPI-enhanced Python interpreter (MPICH2 based version)
mpich_3.1-5+b2_i386.deb Implementation of the MPI Message Passing Interface standard
mpikmeans-tools_1.5+dfsg-3_i386.deb Standalone applications for MPIKmeans
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mplayerthumbs_4.14.0-1_i386.deb video thumbnail generator using mplayer
mpop-gnome_1.0.29-2_i386.deb POP3 mail retriever - with GNOME keyring support
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mppenc_1.16-1.1_i386.deb Musepack lossy audio codec encoder
mpqc-openmpi_2.3.1-16_all.deb Massively Parallel Quantum Chemistry Program (OpenMPI transitional package)
mpqc-support_2.3.1-16_i386.deb Massively Parallel Quantum Chemistry Program (support tools)
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