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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.