[petsc-users] PETSc build asks for network connections

Satish Balay balay at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Mar 19 12:56:28 CDT 2023

I think its due to some of the system calls from MPI.

You can verify this with a '--with-mpi=0' build.

I wonder if there is a way to build mpich or openmpi - that doesn't trigger Apple's firewall..


On Sun, 19 Mar 2023, Amneet Bhalla wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I'm trying to build PETSc on MacOS Ventura (Apple M2) with hypre. I'm using
> the latest version (v3.18.5). During the configure and make check stage I
> get a request about accepting network connections. The configure and check
> proceeds without my input but the dialog box stays in place. Please see the
> screenshot. I'm wondering if it is benign or something to be concerned
> about? Do I need to accept any network certificate to not see this dialog
> box?
> Thanks,

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