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Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#100 new enhancement

More robust hepevt size please

Reported by: jmonk Owned by: buckley
Priority: major Milestone: Version 2.0
Component: fherwig Version:
Keywords: Cc: buckley, jmb


I've just had quite a frustrating afternoon hunting down differences in the hepevt common block between my installation of fortran Herwig, HepMC and AGILe and so I feel the need to submit a bug to flag the issue. I realise it is probably impossible to solve because the hepevt size has to be known at compile time.

It turned out that AGILe's call to HEPEVT_Wrapper::set_max_number_entries(10000) in was overriding the settings I changed in HepMC to be compatible with the non-Genser version of Herwig that I wanted to use to be compatible with the non-Genser version of Jimmy. Goodness knows what happens to the person unfortunate enough to have unusual length ints, longs or floats (as I mistakenly thought might be the case here on a 64bit kernel).

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by buckley

  • Milestone set to Version 2.0
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