[petsc-dev] can we remove EXAMPLESC / EXAMPLESF?

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Fri Jun 19 15:02:23 CDT 2020

Satish Balay via petsc-dev <petsc-dev at mcs.anl.gov> writes:

> Currently they are used by some of the doc generation targets in lib/petsc/conf/rules [errors here are not easily visible].
> Sure - it might be possible to remove these variables and fix these targets [to use *.c *.F etc.. or something else]

Now that the legacy (non-GNU) makefiles don't need to be maintained, I
would support maintenance to get those lists out of makefiles.  We could
probably get rid of LOCDIR and DIRS as well (with modest effort).

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