about PETSC installation

Yixun Liu yxliu at fudan.edu.cn
Sat Oct 21 20:36:13 CDT 2006

Thanks for your help.

Firstly I want to know if the error is caused by no Fortran on my computer? 
BTW, could you tell me more about the configure option, which you suggest?

Best regards,


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Satish Balay" <balay at mcs.anl.gov>
To: "PETSC" <petsc-users at mcs.anl.gov>
Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2006 10:17 PM
Subject: Re: about PETSC installation

> On Sat, 21 Oct 2006, Yixun Liu wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I install PETSC on WindowsXP, MS VC++6.0, Cygwin, Dell standard dual processors PC,
>> I do as the PETSc installation page says,
>> $ ./config/configure.py --with-mpi-dir=d:/MPICH2
>> However, the error is "the Fortran error! mpi_init() could not be located!"
>> Then I try this,
>> $ ./config/configure.py --with-mpi-dir=d:/MPICH2 --with-cc=c++
>> The error is "Unknown Fortran name mangling"
> You probabably want to do:
> ./config/configure.py --with-mpi-dir=/cygdrive/d/MPICH2 --with-cc='win32fe cl' --with-fc=0 --with-cxx='win32fe cl' --with-clanguage=cxx --download-c-blas-lapack=1
> Check installation instructions for additional info. If you encounter
> further problems - send us the corresponding configure.log to the
> address petsc-maint at mcs.anl.gov [not to the users list]
> Satish
>> Hope your help!
>> Best regards,
>> Yixun Liu

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