[petsc-dev] [petsc-maint #128159] MatGetArray

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 12:12:31 CDT 2012

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Jed Brown <jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>>    I propose to remove MatGetArray() from PETSc and insert
>> MatSeqDenseGetArray()    for all the uses with in that case (where it
>> appears often and is useful).
>>      What say you?
> Yes, remove MatGetArray and add MatSeqDenseGetArray(),
> MatSeqAIJGetArray(), and possibly MatSeqBAIJGetArray().
> I don't want these to have the same name because they return very
> different things. I don't want any MatMPI*GetArray() routines.

I agree.


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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