[petsc-dev] configure failed after update of OSX

Sean Farley sean.michael.farley at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 13:19:48 CST 2014

bsmith at mcs.anl.gov writes:

> On Jan 27, 2014, at 11:44 AM, Sean Farley <sean.michael.farley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> bsmith at mcs.anl.gov writes:
>>>  I think resolved it by getting rid of some stuff that macports put in maybe
>> I just *completely* revamped the mpi ports in macports and would like to
>> know if these types of problems still exist.
>   Sean,
>     It wasn’t the MPI ports in macports. It was MPICH’s regular configure/make making mistakes because of some libraries in those directories that did not have corresponding .la files.

Ah. One of Apple's employees made it his mission to get rid of .la files


I don't know if I agree with it but if there are any errors due to it,
please do file a bug. Though, this case seems to be MPICH's fault.

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