[ADMB Users] [Developers] Help test admb-11.2

Johnoel Ancheta johnoel at hawaii.edu
Mon Dec 15 15:33:06 PST 2014

Thanks Allan, for looking over the docs.  Any feedback and suggestion is
greatly appreciated.

Yes, the ADMB project will continue to support as many possible
arch/operating system/compilers
combinations for commercial and open source compilers.  It is a good idea
to use multiple compilers
because each has a different tools for improving source code development.
Compilers are another
set of eyes for checking code.

The VC++ distributions on the downloads page are 64Bit distributions.  It
has been added to the


On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Allan Hicks - NOAA Federal <
allan.hicks at noaa.gov> wrote:
> Thanks Johnoel (and developers),
> I've been working with Visual C++ and I feel that the installation
> instructions could use some improvement. I am willing to work on that, but
> I have a couple of questions that should probably be answered before that:
> 1) Should ADMB continue to support the Visual C++ compiler?    The reason
> I ask is that Microsoft requires you to create a Visual Studio account to
> download the free version, the SDK does not contain the compiler anymore,
> and there the mingw compiler seems to be working pretty well with an easy
> install.
> 2) Is there a 64-bit version of ADMB for the Visual C++ compiler that the
> project will release?   There does not seem to be one on the pre-release
> site.  I would probably switch to mingw if a Visual C++ 64-bit version is
> not available, even though Windows does not actually support the 64-bit
> variables with the declarations that ADMB uses.
> If the ADMB-project feels that supporting the Visual C++ compiler is still
> worthwhile, I will test the install and supply more comments. Otherwise,
> I'll work on testing the mingw compiler.
> Thanks,
> Allan
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 4:18 PM, Johnoel Ancheta <johnoel at hawaii.edu>
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I need to get some feedback.  Can someone test out the
>> prerelease?
>> http://www.admb-project.org/downloads/admb-11.2pre
>> If there is no issues, the admb-11.2 will release next week.
>> Johnoel
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