[petsc-dev] GCC8 Fortran length changes from int to size_t

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Wed May 2 11:50:31 CDT 2018

On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 12:15 PM, Jed Brown <jed at jedbrown.org> wrote:

> Lisandro Dalcin <dalcinl at gmail.com> writes:
> > On Wed, 2 May 2018 at 17:29, Satish Balay <balay at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> >
> >> So we need a 64bit arm with gcc8 - for this testcase failure?
> >
> >
> > Or a big-endian machine/OS ?
> Shouldn't be necessary, but why are we so concerned about making a test
> case fail instead of implementing correct behavior?

How would you know your fix was correct?


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