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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: Problem with num_put on zOS
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2006 17:29:01 GMT
Martin Sebor wrote:
> Nicole Willson wrote:
>> As to how I configured the library: I did not.  Someone set this up long
>> before I got here and left the company.  I've only made what tweaks were
>> needed to the makefiles to get everything to build.  And now I've tweaked
>> the rwc_std_11d.h file, to define the NO_COLLAPSE macros listed 
>> below.  I am
>> not aware of anything more that is required to configure the library 
>> outside
>> of RCB and ccd files.
> It is critical that you reconfigure the library when you switch
> environments, especially when you are moving from one OS to a
> another that is likely to be quite different. I don't know much
> about z/OS but from what I've heard it's nothing like anything
> else out there. A compiler on such an OS is also likely to be
> different than even the same compiler on another OS (just think
> about IBM XLC++ on AIX and Linux and the differences between
> the two).
> If you'd configure the library you'll almost certainly wind up

This should be "If you don't reconfigure the library..."


> with a misconfigured product. You might get it to compile and
> link, and if you're lucky you might even get programs to run
> but you will run a huge risk of not adapting the library to
> some obscure and otherwise hard to detect bugs or quirks.
> Martin

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