fix a bug in config files where system provided zlib was injected to CentOS dealii...
authorDenis Davydov <>
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:31:49 +0000 (22:31 +0100)
committerDenis Davydov <>
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:31:49 +0000 (22:31 +0100)

index b70795e63ad74aa11c075d25fbeefcab611cd324..cc584cb67811b0fc5d90f2f9b686812424590f26 100644 (file)
@@ -69,10 +69,12 @@ packages:
     buildable: False
     version: [develop]
-    variants: +optflags
+    variants: +optflags~python
 (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.
 ## Environment Modules
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