[J3] New reference BLAS NRM2 routines

Steve Lionel steve at stevelionel.com
Tue Oct 9 09:38:22 EDT 2018

On 10/9/2018 7:52 AM, Robert Corbett via J3 wrote:
> The article does not
> give enough information to allow
> a reader to check the authors'
> assertion that the Intel compiler
> does not honor parentheses in
> optimizations.

But indeed the Intel compiler doesn't, unless the option -assume 
protect_parens is supplied. There was a lot of debate on this topic 
among the Intel teams. The -standard-semantics option, which turns on a 
number of behaviors whose defaults differ from the standard, includes this.


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