[petsc-dev] Cache detection

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Feb 2 17:28:34 CST 2010

On Feb 2, 2010, at 2:39 PM, Jed Brown wrote:

> On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 13:41:15 -0600, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov>  
> wrote:
>>   Jed,
>>     You used "with" in the code, sorry but this is not allowed for
>> maximum portability of the python. I have "fixed" this and push.
> Oops, I thought it had been there for a while, but maybe not really  
> that long.
>>     There is a bug in the code when --with-batch is used and the
>> tests fail can you please take a look at it and fix it.
> Okay, so your sysconf doesn't support this attribute and neither does
> getconf, so it's returning an out-of-band value and configure  
> complains
> that it's out of range.  I added C-side sanitization of the return  
> value
> so that it will use the defaults if auto-detection fails.  Should I  
> also
> redirect stderr so that getconf doesn't print the error (when called  
> by
> conftest)?

    That would be nice. :-)


> Jed

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