[petsc-dev] Why is X11.py different?

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Nov 9 12:34:17 CST 2010

On Nov 9, 2010, at 12:20 PM, Jed Brown wrote:

> It manages searching paths entirely differently from the other packages.  Is there a special reason for this, or is it just legacy?  Additionally, both --with-x* and --with-x11* show up in argDB.
> Jed

  It was written long before the package.py stuff was written and became so ugly and complicated that no one has wanted to fix it to use package.py


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