ML symbols in

Barry Smith bsmith at
Wed Oct 28 16:42:37 CDT 2009

On Oct 28, 2009, at 4:37 PM, Jed Brown wrote:

> Barry Smith wrote:
>>  We do do this for Mac (libpetsc*.dylib) and I think it mostly works.
>> But I am not aware of anyone doing this intentionally for PETSc on  
>> Linux
>> (though I think it is a good idea if it can be done).
> It has been working for more than a year on Linux.  If you still  
> have a
> --with-shared build from last week, run
> $ nm -D $PETSC_ARCH/lib/ |grep ML_  # I have over 800  
> symbols

    I never said it didn't work. I just said we didn't intentionally  
set it up this way.

    Since Matt and I are not aware of this feature than whoever did  
set it up (or you) have to figure out why it changed for ML.

    Also I said I like it.


> I still have all the symbols from HYPRE, Sundials, MUMPS, etc.  Only  
> ML
> was broken in the last few days.
>> On Oct 28, 2009, at 4:27 PM, Matthew Knepley wrote:
>>> Wenever did this, and satill don't. We use -rpath, so that you can
>>> track back to the associated shared library, if it exists.
> Use of RPATH is orthogonal to this, --download-* builds static libs
> which get bundled into libpetsc*.so.
> Jed

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