[petsc-dev] WSL upgrade

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Apr 12 19:17:45 CDT 2017

On Wed, 12 Apr 2017, Jed Brown wrote:

> WSL can now run Windows executables from bash (and vice-versa).  Is this
> now a viable way to create a Windows native build?
> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2017/04/11/windows-10-creators-update-whats-new-in-bashwsl-windows-console/

We'll still need a win32fe equivalent functionality somewhere..

Also Note:
"Windows apps should NOT be used to open files in the Linux filesystem"

BTW: builds with ubuntu gcc goes through fine - but 'make alltest' randomly hangs..


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