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20050215: Building udunits on Altix IA64 using icc(1): <limits.h>


>Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 12:29:29 -0500 (EST)
>From: Cliff Liu <address@hidden>
>Organization: NASA
>To: Steve Emmerson <address@hidden>
>Subject: Re: 20050215: Building udunits on Altix IA64 using icc(1): <limits.h>

The above message contained the following:

> It still fails, so you think the problem is it's Intel's compilation 
> environment.


> I wasn't sure earlier because I thought icc works in general 
> and it could be the incompatibility between udunits and Intel.  So I'll 
> see what Intel says.

I'd be curious to hear how they might rationalize-away such behavior on
a UNIX system.

> BTW, I built udunits without Perl extention using gcc, otherwise it 
> generates some error messages with "dynamic" in there.  Those error 
> message looks completely foreign to me so I didn't do more to see 
> what the problems could be.  Is without Perl extention going to affect 
> the application (grads) or udunits in anyway?

The perl(1) extension-module depends-upon the UDUNITS(3) library, but the
reverse is not true.  So not building the extension-module won't affect
the library.

> Thanks,
> Cliff 

Steve Emmerson