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Re: Intel compiler integration tool release



fr., 11.01.2008 kl. 13.37 -0700, skrev Jerry James:
> I have just released attempt #3 at integrating the Intel C/C++
> compilers and debugger into a Fedora system.  My earlier attempts were
> named fedora-icc and icc-extras, respectively.  I've changed the name
> yet again.  This time it is called intel-extras (because Intel has
> some other tools that need integrating, so the package will grow to
> include them over time).  The major issue with my previous attempts
> was tracking new Intel releases.  Non-paying schmucks like me don't
> get access to the same versions as paying customers, so releasing new
> versions of the package that did nothing but bump the Intel version
> number just didn't cut it.  This time, I have included a script,
> intel-update, that automatically detects the latest version (or
> optionally, a specified version) of the Intel tools on your system and
> integrates that version into Fedora.
> 
> Get it here: http://jjames.fedorapeople.org/intel-extras/  (WARNING:
> ugly web page alert!).
> 
> The earlier attempts were in the public domain.  This is a complete
> rewrite, and this time I'm releasing it under an MIT license.  A
> person who understands liability better than I do talked me into this
> change.  I'm willing to help Intel make this package completely
> unnecessary, free of charge.
> 
> There are now actual man pages.  They contain important information.
> Please read them.
> 
> If there is sufficient interest in this, I'll try to find a good home
> to host the project for the long term.  If only the < 5 people who
> tried out my earlier attempts use it, I probably won't bother.
> 
> I tried to makes the scripts work with bash, ksh, and zsh.  I believe
> they work with all 3.  If you find otherwise, it's a bug.  Please let
> me know.
> 
> Since one version of my package has to work with multiple Intel
> versions, there is some ugliness in the version number handling.  I
> don't see a better way to deal with the situation.  If you do, please
> enlighten me.
> 
> While I have tested this new release on both x86 and x86_64 platforms,
> there are bound to be some bugs.  Please use this product with
> caution.  In particular, please back up your system before you try it
> out.

Do I need to install icc in a particular prefix for this package to pick
it up? I just did a default install of icc 10.1 and I don't see how to
use your package to invoke it?

Cheers
Kjartan



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