[petsc-dev] Error while building MAGMA from PETSc

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Thu Aug 15 23:46:12 CDT 2013

   Have no fear. I was not planning to globalize HAVE_CUBLAS, nor have I.


On Aug 15, 2013, at 9:02 PM, Jed Brown <jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

> Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>>     If they have made the bad decision to use magma then they have to
>>     live with the bad ramifications of using magma. Aren't you of the
>>     generation that was raised to understand the consequences of your
>>     actions?
> Some overzealous sysadmin is going to compile the system PETSc with
> support for MAGMA and then the poor user's code is going to break and
> we're going to be the ones debugging.
> I also prefer defining it in the impl file because then it doesn't
> contaminate other compilation units.

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