[petsc-dev] Sean is going to love this

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Dec 28 21:27:21 CST 2014


    brew install /homebrew/science/petsc 
    brew install /homebrew/science/petsc --HEAD --with-x11

  Is there any reason not to use home-brew for everything now? Should we be working with the homebrew/science guys to work out the rough edges? (Like their hypre build is sequential and they don't pass the MPI compiler wrappers properly to build packages and ... and ...)


> On Dec 24, 2014, at 12:22 PM, Sean Farley <sean.michael.farley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jose E. Roman writes:
>> El 23/12/2014, a las 20:38, Sean Farley escribió:
>>> 4) Better coordination with dependent packages
>>> This item is hard to implement because it's out of the PETSc team's
>>> control. For example, packages like SLEPc depend on PETSc but don't have
>>> as good of a build system. SLEPc can't be built with a version of SLEPc
>>> already installed in the prefix. This is unnecessarily cumbersome for
>>> end-users.
>> SLEPc issues a warning in this case, but does not prevent building. I have removed the warning, since it is no longer necessary. Please report any problems.
> Ah, great! Thanks!

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