[petsc-dev] configure default to --with-etags=0 ?

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 14:28:08 CDT 2014

On 8 September 2014 22:10, Satish Balay <balay at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> etags takes a long time on most machines. Should we default to
> --with-etags=0?

You have a point, it took 16 seconds in my HDD Linux desktop, but 32
in my SSD Mac laptop.

BTW, I would argue that you could also add --with-c2html=0 (I've had
configure issues in machines missing flex devel packages), though in
this case there is not "make something" to make it work after

Lisandro Dalcin
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