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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] [PATCH 4/4] Trying to get the C/R code to compile again. (last)
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-04 15:07:39

On Dec 4, 2013, at 11:29 AM, Ralph Castain <rhc.openmpi_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Jeff - you are jumping way ahead. I already said this needs further work to resolve blocking. These patches (per Adrian's email) just makes things compile

Fair enough.

But in some ways, having uncompilable code is a *good* thing, because it tells you exactly where you need to work on the architecture. Just updating it to *compile* removes that safeguard -- will you remember/re-find all those places where it *used* to block and convert the architecture to workaround the blocking?

I guess I'm saying: what exactly does updating it to compile get for us, if we know the code still won't work? It seems like all we'll be doing is removing the grep-able places where we *know* we'll have to do work in the future.

Jeff Squyres
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