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From: Richard Hadsell (hadsell_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-29 11:12:18

John Maddock wrote:

> Apparently from Intel 8.1 onwards, we can no longer link C++ programs
> with icc as the current intel-linux toolset does: icc is now Intel's
> equivalent to gcc and performs a C only link, we need to use icpc to
> link C++ programs (and ideally to compile them as well, although icc
> currently still recognises C++ source and internally calls icpc). So
> here's the big question - does anyone have access to Intel 6 and/or 7
> on Linux and do these also have icpc? If they do, then this is a
> no-brainer change to the toolset, but if not then we're going to have
> to get creative :-|

I don't know about 6, but in all the versions I have seen (from
7.something on) icpc was the C++ compiler's "real" name. I would think
it is fine to use icpc in general for C++.

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