[petsc-dev] Fwd: [ideas-xsdk] common configure/cmake arguments for XSDK packages ready for testing

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Dec 24 15:41:10 CST 2014

> On Dec 24, 2014, at 12:26 PM, Jed Brown <jed at jedbrown.org> wrote:
> In this case, it might be more reliable to compare "cc --version".

  Presumably this is trivial with the gnumake stuff?

  And  the mythical petsc-config could do any number of sanity checks each time it is run.


> Modules was never intended as a robust solution.  It was a disgusting
> hack that probably seemed okay at the time, but ended up as an
> established methodology and now we have to live with its many points of
> failure, horrible debugability, and lack of an API.

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