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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] Error message improvement
From: Lenny Verkhovsky (lenny.verkhovsky_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-09 08:04:17


fixed in r21956
__FUNCTION__ was replaced with __func__
thanks.
Lenny.

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:59 PM, N.M. Maclaren <nmm1_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Sep 9 2009, George Bosilca wrote:
>
>> On Sep 9, 2009, at 14:16 , Lenny Verkhovsky wrote:
>>
>> does C99 complient compiler is something unusual
>>> or is there a policy among OMPI developers/users that prevent me f
>>> rom using __func__ instead of hardcoded strings in the code ?
>>>
>>
>> __func__ is what you should use. We take care of having it defined in
>> _all_ cases. If the compiler doesn't support it we define it manually (to
>> __FUNCTION__ or to __FILE__ in the worst case), so it is always available
>> (even if it doesn't contain what one might expect such in the case of
>> __FILE__).
>>
>
> That's a good, practical solution. A slight rider is that you shouldn't
> be clever with it - such as using it in preprocessor statements. I tried
> some tests at one stage, and there were 'interesting' variations on how
> different compilers interpreted C99. Let alone the fact that it might
> map to something else, with different rules. If you need to play such
> games, use hard-coded names.
>
> Things may have stabilised since then, but I wouldn't bet on it.
>
> Regards,
> Nick Maclaren.
>
>
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