pisses me off to no end

Jed Brown jed at 59A2.org
Wed Jun 10 17:59:58 CDT 2009

Barry Smith wrote:
> On Jun 10, 2009, at 5:32 PM, Jed Brown wrote:
>> Matthew Knepley wrote:
>>> I am not opposed to this, but it ONLY works for mpich. Is there any
>>> generality for mpicc?
>> FWIW, the -show option also works for Open MPI, HP MPI, and Quadrics MPI
>> (i.e. all that I've had recent contact with).  The standard doesn't
>> specify anything (not even the presence of wrapper compilers).
>                                     Which are the worst possible
> solution perpetuated on the community by MPI! Why doesn't have package
> in the world provide compiler wrappers, I'm sure that would work great :-(

Heh, then we end up with wrappers like h5pcc because -lhdf5_hl -lhdf5 is
too hard.  MPI is a bit special (not many "libraries" requires a special
launcher program), but although I use MPI wrappers (it's a pain not to),
they are a shitty solution.


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