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Why is IPP not available separately for the Mac?

Stuart_Davis
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I have already bought IPP for Windows. Why do I have to purchase the C++ compiler, when I only want IPP for Mac OSX?

My project has some Objective C GUI stuff. Will I need to compile the parts that use IPP with the Intel C++ compiler and the GUI stuff with XCode/gcc? Will this cause me any linking problems?

Apologies for asking too many questions at once.

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Naveen_G_Intel
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Hi,

Intel IPP for Mac OS* X is available with professional edition of compiler only.

http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/performance-tools-for-software-developers-how-can-i-download-the-intel-ipp-and-intel-mkl-for-mac-os-x/

Below article will help you to understand more information on using Intel IPP 6.x with Intel C++ Compiler 11.x and GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) 4.0 in Xcode 2.4/3.0 and on the command line.

http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-integrated-performance-primitives-for-mac-os-how-to-link-to-the-intel-ipp-for-mac-os-x-libraries-in-application/

Regards,

Naveen Gv

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Stuart_Davis
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Hi Naveen,

Thanks for the info. I have read the article on linking, but wondered why, if you can use gcc, you need the Intel compiler as well.

Cheers,

Stu

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