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Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 07:28:50 CST 2007

On 12/7/07, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2007 9:00 PM, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> >    I am very nervous about mixing a catastrophic error handling system
> > WITH an exception system. I'd like to go back to the model:
> > "once seterrq() is called ANYWHERE there is no possibility of
> > continuing the program.
> I guess I have the opposite opinion. I think it is inevitable that PETSc
> is rewritten at some point in the future. At that point, we would replace
> the current, imperfect exception system with a better one. This way we
> can preserve a good design. If we go the other way, all that code will
> have to be rethought instead of just rewritten.

I'm on Matt's side. Have you ever considered C++ for implementing
PETSc internals?

Lisandro Dalcín
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