[petsc-users] How can PETSc configure with MSMPI

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Feb 2 13:09:10 CST 2014

woud you like to go through all externalpackages - and disable them on
cygwin - as they are not explicitly supported by upstream on cygwin?


On Sun, 2 Feb 2014, Jed Brown wrote:

> Satish Balay <balay at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
> > If a user wants to use PETSc with cygwin, MPICH or OpenMPI should work.
> >
> > However if the user wants to use PETSc with cygwin - and needs
> > 'upstream' support for all these packages - most of the packages that
> > work with --download-package are not really tested or supported by
> > upstream. [supleru? metis? hypre? others?]
> >
> > If the user wants an MPI properly supported by cygwin - then they can
> > install OpenMPI thats packages as part of cygwin. [If not upstream -
> > the cygwin maintainger supports it?]
> Yes, they appear to support Cygwin.
> http://www.open-mpi.org/software/ompi/v1.6/ms-windows.php
> > Most of the statements from MPICH folks regarding Windows is wrt MPICH
> > binary distribution for MS/Intel compilers. I don't know if they had a
> > position on cygwin before - or if that position changed [along with
> > their position on this binary distribution]
> It is not supported, see statement below from Dave Goodell, or the
> response to all Cygwin queries on the mailing list.

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