Re: [AMBER-Developers] more on the "march" variable in configure

From: Ben Roberts <>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 16:40:52 -0500

Ben Roberts wrote:

> I can confirm that $march is breaking things on my Mac; with it, I get
> f2cFortran, whereas without it I get pgiFortran. So I think that, since
> it breaks things, it should probably be killed, as you say, and its
> functionality put into CFLAGS, FFLAGS, etc.
> This, of course, will cause its own breakages, to the extent that
> CFLAGS, FFLAGS and their ilk aren't consistently observed. Do you have
> any thoughts on why that is, and whether it should also be fixed?
> Ben

Further to these remarks, it seems that the gnu compiler is affected by
this march problem, while the intel one is not. Not that this means it's
any less of a problem; but it explains why it flew under the radar for
me, since generally I'm using Intel at the moment. It could also be how
it escaped notice on certain other systems.


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