Build Petsc DLL's with Visual Studio C++ 2003 compiler

Satish Balay balay at
Thu Oct 2 23:10:53 CDT 2008

On Thu, 2 Oct 2008, Thuc Bui wrote:

> Dear All,
> I attempt to build Petsc DLL libraries with using first with
> the option --with-shared=1, which is ignored as indicated in configure.log,
> and with --with-dynamic=1, which the script crashes.
> Is it possible to build Petsc DLL's? Does any one know how to do this? I
> would like to reduce the size of my executables since I have several using
> Petsc, and each of them is now huge comparing with that use the "old"
> Sparskit solver.

Sorry - currently we don't have a mechanism to build dlls on
windows. So the above options [shared and dynamic] don't work on


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