Re: [AMBER-Developers] cleaning up netcdf

From: Ben Roberts <>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:01:19 -0400

case wrote:
> As a test, I've moved the make commands that remove the netcdf (and fftw)
> libraries from the "clean" target to the "distclean" one.
> Rationale: these libraries are not ours and never change, so once they are
> compiled, we should not need to get rid of them in "make clean". If a user
> chooses a new compiler (and hence re-runs "configure") that should trigger a
> new build.
> It is still a bug if the sander Makefile doesn't rebuild the netcdf libraries
> if they are missing, for whatever reason.


In my Sander Makefile, I ensured that all builds that require LIBNETCDF
now also will run "netcdf.mod" as a prerequisite. Is that the most
appropriate way of making sure that netCDF gets built if needed? And
should I upload those changes?


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