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Re: msan and gcc ?


On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Toon Moene <toon@moene.org> wrote:
> On 10/01/2014 08:00 PM, Kostya Serebryany wrote:
>>
>> -gcc folks.
>>
>> Why not use clang then?
>> It offers many more nice features.
>
>
> What's the Fortran front-end called for clang (or do you really think we are
> going to write Weather Forecasting codes in C :-) )

Oh, crap. :)

--kcc


>
> Kind regards,
>
>
>> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Toon Moene <toon@moene.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 10/01/2014 06:21 PM, VandeVondele Joost wrote:
>>>
>>>>> it was certainly worth it.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> since I see msan as a kind of valgrind replacement (similar
>>>> functionality,
>>>> but ~10x the speed, partially at the cost of more difficult deployment),
>>>> I
>>>> did a quick search in gcc bugzilla. 982 PRs mention valgrind, so such
>>>> functionality is clearly heavily used.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> That would be interesting - valgrind is certainly impossible to use on
>>> our
>>> Weather Forecasting code (far too large, as valgrind helpfully points
>>> out).
>>>
>>> --
>>> Toon Moene - e-mail: toon@moene.org - phone: +31 346 214290
>>> Saturnushof 14, 3738 XG  Maartensdijk, The Netherlands
>>> At home: http://moene.org/~toon/; weather: http://moene.org/~hirlam/
>>> Progress of GNU Fortran: http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GFortran#news
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Toon Moene - e-mail: toon@moene.org - phone: +31 346 214290
> Saturnushof 14, 3738 XG  Maartensdijk, The Netherlands
> At home: http://moene.org/~toon/; weather: http://moene.org/~hirlam/
> Progress of GNU Fortran: http://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GFortran#news


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