why not a single PETSc library

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Jun 9 16:40:04 CDT 2009

On Jun 9, 2009, at 4:37 PM, Matthew Knepley wrote:

> I think its legitimate to only want some of our crap.

    You only get what you use; if you only use KSP then only the KSP  
and below stuff will be pulled into your program, so what is the  

    I've never used the bessel function, yet I still use sin() from  
the math library without a problem.


>   Matt
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 4:16 PM, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov>  
> wrote:
>  In the old days we stored the compiled PETSc into a collection of  
> libraries to make linking faster.
>  Today, is there any reason not to just have all the compiled PETSc  
> code go in libpetsc.XXXX?
>  Barry
> -- 
> What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their  
> experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which  
> their experiments lead.
> -- Norbert Wiener

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