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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Graceful abort for non-C99 compilers
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-13 20:04:26


Sweet. :-)

On May 13, 2010, at 8:03 PM, Pavan Balaji wrote:

>
> 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
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Jeff Squyres
jsquyres_at_[hidden]
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