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Subject: Re: [hwloc-users] Problems on SMP with 48 cores
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-13 08:36:13


Samuel Thibault, le Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:33:05 +0100, a écrit :
> > I tried to recompile the library using MSVC which would allow me to debug
> > the issue, but after several hours of tweaking I gave up. As it turns out
> > the code base is everything but portable, which is really unfortunate for a
> > library which is supposed to be cross platform.
>
> I'm afraid to have to answer that MSVC does everything but respecting
> standards, even when they are more that 10 years old. The hwloc code
> compiles as such on a variety of unix compilers, and we didn't need many
> tweaks for that. The mingw toolchain saves a lot of such concerns, so I
> can only advise to use it.

Just to make it clear: patches for making hwloc compile with MSVC are
welcome and will be happily applied, I'm just very reluctant to spend
time on writing them while the mingw build just works.

Samuel