Removal of ICC (intel compiler) bits from mk

Garrett Cooper gcooper at
Wed Aug 18 19:59:53 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Dimitry Andric <dimitry at> wrote:
> On 2010-08-18 19:37, Rui Paulo wrote:
>> I really don't know how compatible is the latest icc because no one
>> ever updated the ports version. This is actually a hint that no one
>> really uses this anymore.
> I recently installed the port, which has icc 8.1, but it fails to
> compile even simple C++ programs, because it cannot cope with the
> libstdc++ headers from g++ 4.2.1.
> You have to do all kinds of tricks, such as installing the gcc 3.4.x
> port, and pointing the Intel compiler to its libstdc++ headers and
> libraries, or nothing will work.
> Updating that port to icc 11.1 is probably not a trivial task, and
> making sure it compiles programs properly is even trickier... :)

    Yeah... I was referring to icc 11.x because of work that my old
group was looking at doing back when I was working on Linux. Anything
older than that probably has compatibility issues :).

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