[mesa-users] update on mesa platform dependency bugs: natural log function different on Mac 10.6.8 vs 10.8.5

Roni Waldman roni181066 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 12:46:03 EST 2013


Dear Bill and everyone,

I second what Stan has said, I have the same experience, and so does anyone
around me doing computational physics whom I talked to.
I understand your frustration, but I hope you continue your wonderful work
developing the code rather than fighting windmills.

Best,
Roni


On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Bill Paxton <paxton at kitp.ucsb.edu> wrote:

>
> On Nov 25, 2013, at 7:02 AM, Tomasz Plewa wrote:
>
> I would not pay a lot of my attention to the last digit problems unless
> one wants to make science out of it. I believe those are unnecessary
> technical distractions.
>
>
> Agreed as far as the physics goes.   My interest in the last digit is
> because it impacts the exact reproducibility that is important to me as a
> software developer.  For me, this whole issue is about software engineering
> and building quality open-source tools that work on a variety of platforms.
>
> -Bill
>
>
>
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