[petsc-dev] petsc/master: unable to link in C++ with last night PETSC_WITH_EXTERNAL_LIB variable changes
jed at jedbrown.org
Sat Feb 10 12:54:13 CST 2018
Éric Chamberland <Eric.Chamberland at giref.ulaval.ca> writes:
>> WOW. You are lucky this worked for you. I don't think missing C++ compilers/linkers is ever safe?
> Honestly, I think yes it is safe under some constraints (not too
> different compilers).
C++ compilers on a given platform usually specify binary compatibility.
That is certainly the case for g++, clang++, and Intel icpc on
Linux/Mac/BSD, and also for MSVC and Intel on Windows. Fortran
compilers generally don't do this.
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