[petsc-dev] snes/ex56 target is gone

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Jun 28 14:42:39 CDT 2017

> On Jun 28, 2017, at 2:39 PM, Scott Kruger <kruger at txcorp.com> wrote:
> On 6/28/17 1:35 PM, Jed Brown wrote:
>> Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>>>    Jed,
>>>     Aside from its name and location this is a very useful thing. Should it be in $PETSC_DIR/lib/petsc/conf/ ? since it cannot stay in $PETSC_DIR for --prefix installs?
>> I guess that's a reasonable location.  The file isn't platform-dependent
>> so it could go elsewhere.  In that location, it should acquire a line
>> specifying PETSC_ARCH upon install.  The only issue with the path is
>> that you're actually typing it on the command line, and that would be
>> a starter Makefile for anyone building a larger project.
> I would prefer share as it's not critical to the conf
> and is more user oriented (I think of lib/petsc/conf
> as internal to petsc stuff).

  So $PETSC_DIR/share/petsc/? 

   That is fine with me.

> Also, the shallower the location the better.
> Scott
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