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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Graceful abort for non-C99 compilers
From: Pavan Balaji (balaji_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-10 21:59:21


Darn. The patch is incorrect. Sorry, too sleepy. It should be checking
for $ac_prog_cc_c99 instead. But you get the idea.

  -- Pavan

On 05/10/2010 08:56 PM, Pavan Balaji wrote:
> I understand that hwloc requires C99 support. However, for compilers
> that don't support C99, would you be willing to gracefully abort during
> configure instead of failing at make time?
>
> https://trac.mcs.anl.gov/projects/mpich2/changeset/6634
>
> I agree that most compilers today probably support C99, but whether to
> drop C89-only support is a policy decision we are yet to make in MPICH2,
> and will need the above patch to get hwloc integrated cleanly in all our
> supported environments.
>
> Thanks,
>
> -- Pavan
>

-- 
Pavan Balaji
http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~balaji