[petsc-dev] [petsc-users] make test failed

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Jun 19 13:47:09 CDT 2012

On Tue, 19 Jun 2012, Barry Smith wrote:

> On Jun 19, 2012, at 1:27 PM, Satish Balay wrote:
> > Ok - I think the sources were extracted with a windows tool - and not
> > cygwin 'tar' - so the scripts [which got extracted in dos format] are
> > misbehaving.
>    Satish,
>   Ok, how do we prevent this from ever happening again? 
>    When ./configure is run it should first check if the scripts are corrupted from a Windows tool and stop with a nice error message telling the user to use cygwin tar to process the tar file.
>     Please figure out how to make this a patch for 3.3

Perhaps there is only one script [mpiexec.uni] thats relavent on windows.

If this is the case - perhaps converting it it from bash to python is
the way to go? [as python is unaffected by dos format - configure ran


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