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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Graceful abort for non-C99 compilers
From: Pavan Balaji (balaji_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-13 20:03:56


1.0rc6 seems OK. Thanks!

  -- Pavan

On 05/12/2010 11:52 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> 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
>> http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~balaji
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>
>

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