[petsc-dev] Why does configure ignore compiler output?

Jed Brown jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Mar 18 20:27:49 CDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 8:24 PM, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:

> You can always turn that switch off for your test. What we were finding is
> that some crappy compilers
> were killing everything by putting in meaningless output for every
> compile. We don't rip it out because
> maybe those compilers die and we flip the switch in the new release.

What about a blacklist containing output that we do interpret as failure?
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