New PETSc release 2.3.3

Barry Smith bsmith at
Thu May 24 17:20:57 CDT 2007

 Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation (PETSc)

 We are pleased to announce the release of the PETSc 2.3.3 parallel
 software libraries for the implicit solution of PDEs and related

 There are a couple of MAJOR interface changes, listed at
 please check these changes before compiling your codes. In particular
 the calling sequence for VecScatterBegin/End() now takes the scatter context
 as the first argument not the last.

 You can download from and
 and the installataion instructions are at

 As always, please send bug reports, questions, and requests for new
 features to petsc-maint at

 Thanks for your continued support.

 The PETSc developers,
 Satish,  Lisandro, Matt, Victor, Barry and Hong

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