[SciPy-Dev] Bundling Boost?

Andy Ray Terrel andy.terrel@gmail....
Mon Oct 8 12:22:35 CDT 2012


On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Charles R Harris
<charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Anthony Scopatz <scopatz@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Andy Ray Terrel <andy.terrel@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>>> To comment on compiler support for boost, I have supported Boost on
>>> Intel for some time.  The problem compilers are pgi and xl, but there
>>> is pressure on these vendors to better support metatemplate
>>> progamming.
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>> I second Andy's comments about pgi and xl.  Otherwise, I am generally in
>> favor
>> of adding Boost.
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> I don't think the special_functions make use of metatemplate techniques. The
> ublas templates in boost/math do, but that is a different application.
>
> Chuck

Well pgi is still doing really bad.

http://www.boost.org/development/tests/trunk/developer/math.html

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