[petsc-dev] best fix for -hosts localhost issue

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Nov 15 13:29:33 CST 2013

On Nov 15, 2013, at 1:17 PM, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Jed Brown <jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
> >   I always run on my mac and never set a hosts or anything like
> >   that. What is the problem? Please send all output from failure if
> >   you do not use hosts and configure.log
> Matt is the one claiming to need these options, and it's only for
> running tests with builder.py.
> No, it is any mpiexec from my laptop when it is not connected to Wifi. It hangs for the timeout
> when mpiexec does gethostbyname(), and then runs. Its horrible.

   Not for me. It runs fine when I am not on a wifi network. 

   There is a very strange network configuration (like at my local public library) where it hangs and doesn’t like to run, but if I turn of the wifi it runs fine.


>    Matt
> -- 
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> -- Norbert Wiener

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