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Old 06-11-2002, 11:50 AM   #1
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need recommendations on compilers for linux cluster


hi,

i'd like to have recommendations on the best compilers for c and fortran on a linux cluster. the operating system is red hat linux 7.2 and mpich.

any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

doris
 
Old 06-11-2002, 02:07 PM   #2
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Go with the gcc suite of compilers. Is there really anything better?
 
Old 06-11-2002, 08:59 PM   #3
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thanks, sewer_monkey.

there are many other "better" compilers, such as absoft fortran compilers and pgi c compilers, as I was told. it is really hard to say which is better unless I can try for a while. the question is I have to make the decision soon and the license costs over $1000!

here is a benchmark table:
<a href="http://www.polyhedron.com/">www.polyhedron.com</a>

but I need advices from programmers, especially those having experience on absoft and pgi compilers.
 
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Gcc is standard for Linux. You know that everyone has it, so there's no problem with compiler incompabilities when moving your project to another machine...
 
  


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