[SciPy-Dev] Bundling Boost?

Aron Ahmadia aron@ahmadia....
Mon Oct 8 12:27:43 CDT 2012


Andy, I agree with your point but why are you linking to boost trunk as
opposed to tests against a recent release?  My understanding is that the
IBM compiler team, for example, always makes sure that some version of
boost builds against their C++ compilers, even if it is not bleeding-edge.

A

On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 8:22 PM, Andy Ray Terrel <andy.terrel@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Anthony Scopatz <scopatz@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 10:22 AM, Andy Ray Terrel <andy.terrel@gmail.com
> >
> >> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> 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.
> >>
> >>
> >> I second Andy's comments about pgi and xl.  Otherwise, I am generally in
> >> favor
> >> of adding Boost.
> >
> >
> > 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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