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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Graceful abort for non-C99 compilers
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-12 12:52:01


Pavan --

I just posted rc6 with the fixes for this. Can you confirm that it works for you? It works for Open MPI, but we configure differently than you.

Perhaps this can be the last rc... (gasp!)

(sorry for the delays folks; I was at the MPI Forum last week and that heavily distracted me...)

On May 10, 2010, at 9:59 PM, Pavan Balaji wrote:

>
> 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
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