[petsc-dev] why does the Ubuntu PETSc package install coarray Fortran?

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Sun May 31 22:57:32 CDT 2020

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

> This is likely a dependency of a dependency.

Jeff, you can

  apt install --no-install-recommends petsc-dev

The recommendation comes from libopenmpi-dev:


I'd estimate an exceedingly small fraction of libopenmpi-dev users
actually use coarray Fortran so the recommendation might be wishful
thinking from Alastair.

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