[petsc-dev] Experimental GNU make build system

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Jun 3 18:50:07 CDT 2013

On Mon, 3 Jun 2013, Jed Brown wrote:

> Satish Balay <balay at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
> > Perhaps we should split up AR command into multiple invocations? [for windows?]
> We discussed this earlier in this thread [1]:
> http://mail-archive.com/search?l=mid&q=87bo81sjsr.fsf@mcs.anl.gov
> I prefer response files to incremental AR because response files also
> work for shared libraries.

Win32fe isn't handling response files - so I think its easier to have
conf/gmakegen.py split up the archiver into multiple invocations for
windows/win32fe usage - than fix win32fe. [since we are planing on
eliminating win32fe anyway]


> [1] Trying the mail-archive link because I can't link to our archives
> without brute-force search through the dozens of emails in the thread.

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