[petsc-dev] use --with-single-library=1 as default?

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Feb 3 18:17:00 CST 2010

   I vote to have one library -lpetsc and one include file petsc.h


Only partially joking

On Feb 3, 2010, at 6:08 PM, Satish Balay wrote:

> Should we default to using --with-single-library=1? [I'd prefer this -
> as it will minimize dlopen issues from external packages.]
> Also - I'd like to have distinct library names between
> --with-single-library=0 and 1 - so that there is no ambiguity.
> i.e libpetsc.a for --with-single-library=1
> libpetscsys.a [instead of current libpetsc.a] for --with-single- 
> library=0
> With this change, the 'shared' targets don't have to be overloaded for
> libpetsc.so [for eg: for shared_darwin]
> Satish

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