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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] hwloc trouble with the PGI compiler
From: Pavan Balaji (balaji_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-19 09:56:50


Hi Brice,

On 09/19/2010 08:44 AM, Brice Goglin wrote:
> I suggest you report the problem to PGI. I looks like it is entirely
> caused by PGI doing strange stuff with sched.h. I'd like a clear
> explanation from PGI of what they're trying to do and some guarantee
> that we won't have to add newer hacks everytime they release a new
> compiler. I am not in favor of adding random and unmaintainable hacks
> unless we know why, which is not the case so far.

This is a very long term solution. Even if PGI fixes it, it'll be a
while before everyone moves to the latest compiler. In the interim, I'm
curious to know what other projects using hwloc are doing. Wouldn't they
run into this exact issue as well?

  -- Pavan

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