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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] C99 in wrapper compilers?
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-20 10:39:36

On Nov 20, 2012, at 10:35 AM, N.M. Maclaren wrote:

> I very, VERY strongly advise you to decide what you mean by that. Very
> few compilers that 'support' C99 do so for the whole language, and most
> use the more system-dependent features in very different ways. In theory,
> just enabling C99 could break code, and I know of a few ways that actually
> occurs. I doubt that they will affect Open MPI.

Some Open MPI developers just want to use some of the C99 syntax, such as the struct field initialization syntax.

Jeff Squyres
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