[petsc-dev] [mumps-dev] support for distributed right-hand vectors?

Jed Brown jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Nov 9 16:26:57 CST 2012

I encountered several reliability issues (seg-faults and bad error
handling) years ago around the time the interface first went in, and have
only tried it a few times since. Thanks for the updated perspective, Garth.

On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

>  Thanks for the info. It is unlikely we will drop MUMPS but we should
> likely robustly our interface with PaStiX. In particular with the hybrid
> threads-MPI PETSc stuff Shri and Jed are working on the hybrid PaStiX fits
> naturally. So any patches you wish to submit for the PETSc-PaStiX interface
> or ideas on how to improve/extend it are appreciated. The honest truth is
> that currently it is pretty much an unattended baby and a little love would
> help it.
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