where should config/configure.py put its log

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Dec 18 12:56:48 CST 2008

   Great, thanks


On Dec 18, 2008, at 12:53 PM, Satish Balay wrote:

> I pushed this change. [moves logs to PETSC_ARCH/conf - and keeps
> correct links in PETSC_DIR].
> If configure process aborts before PETSC_ARCH is determined, the
> logfiles remain in $PETSC_DIR.
> So the stuff in PETSC_DIR is always correct - but the ones in
> PETSC_ARCH/conf are latest - only if configure goes beyond setting
> One way to improve on this is to force 'framework' to do
> utilities.arch.py much earlier.. [but the current dependencies on
> petscdir,languages,compilerflags probably prevents this..].
> Satish
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Barry Smith wrote:
>> I guess having a link for both at the end would be ok. Just need to
>> make sure the link is cleaned up (removed) at the beginning of the  
>> next run.
>> Moving at the end for configure.py is fine also. You just need to  
>> move
>> the code that does the file move after the catching of the exceptions
>> in Configure.py
>>  Please try out making the changes,
>>  Barry

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