[petsc-users] petsc cmake config - BUILD_SHARED_LIBS

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Oct 13 13:39:10 CDT 2015

On Tue, 13 Oct 2015, Barry Smith wrote:

> > ref the thing here that happened with my misunderstanding of the purpose of that config file. whenever i see a <Package>Config.cmake it is the cmake config mode file for <Package>. it did not occur to me that it could be anything else, because i have never seen it be anything else in any other pieces of software.
> > 
> > Yes, we need to change the name of that. Its very confusing and no longer used.
>    Satish,
>     Can you please change the name of this file so it doesn't cause confusion in the future.  Put something in the name to clearly indicate it is not a <Package>Config.cmake for people to use. Perhaps DoNotUseThisInternalToPetscOnlyConfig.cmake

Which do you prefer:


At some point - we might want to completely remove the cmake build related code..


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