[petsc-dev] error with build

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 20:03:20 CST 2010

On 15 November 2010 22:07, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Srinath Vadlamani <srinath at txcorp.com>
> wrote:
>> It seems now that petsc4py must be built during a petsc configure/build.
>>  Is this correct?  I was hoping to install petsc4py in the same location as
>> my other python builds, so that I only have to specify one location in my
> I also prefer independent installs:
>   1) Clone the petsc4py-dev repo
>   2) make cython (you need Cython 0.13)
>   3) python setup.py sdist
>   4) pip install dist/petsc4py.*.tar.gz --install-option="--user"
> which will install it under ~/.local. You can also omit the option to
> install it in the default place.

In case you do not have "pip" installed, you can also:

$ python setup.py install --user

(However, I really recommend you to "pip install --user <package>" for
managing all your non-distro Python packages)

Lisandro Dalcin
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