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From: Tobias Graf (tgraf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-11 19:13:25


Hello Jeff,

thank you very much for your help. I'm currently downloading the new
release and I hope I'll be able to test it next week.

Best Regards, Tobias

Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Tobias / all --
>
> I swear there were further mails about this topic, but perhaps they were
> off-list.
>
> The end result is that this has finally been confirmed as an Intel 9.1 C++
> compiler bug. I don't know exactly what platforms it occurred on, but I was
> eventually able to replicate Tobias' problem on an EM64T machine running
> RHEL4U3. The problem was that the compiler was not initializing some
> private members of global C++ objects properly (e.g., the underlying
> MPI_Comm in MPI::COMM_WORLD).
>
> Intel released a new version of the 9.1 C++ compiler last week (Oct 5, 2006,
> build 44). This new version of the compiler now seems to initialize data
> members properly, and C++ applications (including the trivial "hello world"
> that Tobias ran into problems with) seem to be working fine now.
>
> So: please upgrade your version of the Intel compilers if you can.
>