a note on prefixes
authorDenis Davydov <davydden@gmail.com>
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 04:33:20 +0000 (06:33 +0200)
committerDenis Davydov <davydden@gmail.com>
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 04:33:20 +0000 (06:33 +0200)
deal.II-in-Spack.md

index 88039ef564306f2d40c167030ff234b96b9487d6..581e2cd80688217675293907e0961f31e59a8ef6 100644 (file)
@@ -77,6 +77,7 @@ packages:
     version: [develop]
     variants: +optflags~python
 ```
+Note that the paths are the location where external packages can be found (i.e. `prefix` instead of `prefix/bin` or `prefix/lib`).
 (4) Now install deal.II:  `spack install dealii`.
 
 Note that we specifically build deal.II without `python` wrappers. Otherwise deal.II would be linked against system provided `python` which itself may be linked against system provided `zlib`. As a result we may have a mixture of Spack's build `zlib` and system provided `zlib`, which is certainly not what we want.

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