[petsc-users] configure script for petsc

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Apr 23 08:36:31 CDT 2010

On Fri, 23 Apr 2010, Stephan Kramer wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm trying to write a portable configure script for our software that uses
> petsc, and needs to deal with petsc installations on a number of different
> platforms. In petsc 3.0 I could do
>   make -f $(PETSC_DIR)/conf/base getlinklibs
> and
>   make -f $(PETSC_DIR)/conf/base getincludedirs
> that would work for both "installed" petsc and petsc in its own build
> directory (provided PETSC_ARCH is set correctly of course). In petsc 3.1
> conf/base seems to have disappeared, is the best
> way to deal with this to make my own little makefile:
> include ${PETSC_DIR}/conf/variables
> include ${PETSC_DIR}/conf/rules
> and use "make -f my_own_little_makefile getlinklibs" instead?

Yes - this way - you can add more stuff into this makefile - if needed.

If you just do getlinklibs and getincludedirs - then you can probably
just do:

make -f $(PETSC_DIR)/makefile getincludedirs



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