[petsc-dev] DESTDIR

Dmitry Karpeev karpeev at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Apr 23 10:15:47 CDT 2010

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Jed Brown <jed at 59a2.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:04:33 -0500, Dmitry Karpeev <karpeev at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>> The users definitely have to decide in the end for themselves,
>> but they also need to know how the libraries they are about to link against
>> were compiled, I think.  I prefer to give the users more information and then
>> let them decide whether to throw it out, rather than give them too little
>> (I hate being in that position, I know that much).
> I think we're agreeing, I just don't want them to have to parse a
> returned command line to isolate parts that they would like separately.

I agree.  Better to give them both the whole (the command line) and
the pieces (compiler, flags, etc).

> Jed

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