In theory, might a sufficiently smart compiler and linker eliminate some
MPIR_* variables after optimization? If that could potentially be true,
then perhaps the volatile qualifier would prevent such a removal, which
would break the existence check(s) by the debugger? Just a thought.
On 11/8/2011 2:46 PM, George Bosilca wrote:
> This value is not even read by the debugger. It only check for it's existence in the startup process, so I guess we're safe here as well.
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