On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 7:13 PM, Smith, Barry F. <bsm...@mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

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>    How dare you defame us in such a way. PETSc never ever "needed" cmake
> and certainly never will
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This is because we build PETSc with Metis and Parmetis (by default) that
requires CMake. We usually need Metis/Parmetis for partitioning an
unstructured mesh.




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> http://mooseframework.org/wiki/BasicManualInstallation/OSX/#0-pre-reqs
> http://mooseframework.org/wiki/BasicManualInstallation/Linux/
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> 0. Pre-Reqs
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>         • CMake. CMake is required to build PETSc.
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We could say CMake is required to build Metis/Parmetis?


Fande,



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