adding SNESSetLinearSolve()

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at
Mon Oct 29 15:31:13 CDT 2007

On 10/29/07, Richard Tran Mills <rmills at> wrote:
> Barry,
> That accomplishes essentially the same thing as Lisandro's proposed
> SNESSetLinearSolve() but is more consistent with the existing framework of
> PETSc.

> it seems like there ought to be a KSP shell option.  But what might
> this mess up?

But if what you really need is to implement your KSPSHELL->Solve(b,x)
by internally using a standard PETSc KSP, then it seems to me bit
heavy-weight approach. That the reason I asked for a

Lisandro Dalcín
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