New approach for external direct solvers in PETSc
bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Jul 25 17:02:31 CDT 2008
I have finally completed my changes to PETSc for a new approach
to accessing external direct solvers
in PETSc like Spooles, MUMPS etc. I will be pushing it to petsc-dev
sometime the middle of next week.
If you are using the direct solvers you might consider cloning from
and trying it out before then. Please report problem to petsc-maint at mcs.anl.gov
as you hit them.
From the changes file
The "parallel direct solver" matrix types like
MATAIJSPOOLES are ALL gone. Now you use -pc_factor_mat_solver_package
spooles etc or PCFactorSetMatSolverPackage() or if working directly with
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