[petsc-dev] petsc/master: unable to link in C++ with last night PETSC_WITH_EXTERNAL_LIB variable changes

Éric Chamberland Eric.Chamberland at giref.ulaval.ca
Sat Feb 10 19:25:40 CST 2018

Le 18-02-10 à 16:49, Jed Brown a écrit :
> Éric Chamberland <Eric.Chamberland at giref.ulaval.ca> writes:
>> oh my, looks like "-lpetsc -lmpi" works for us!!!
>> (sounds of head banging on desk)
> This should work any time libpetsc is a shared library.  You'll need the
> whole grotesque link line if you need to link statically.
Doh!  ok, thanks for the specification because we need also a static 
link for the code coverage to work...

and for my peaceful sleep:

Since when it is possible to link with PETSC with just "-lpetsc -lmpi"?

We linked with our own "complicated" line since... about 1998 ....



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