[petsc-dev] SNESCOMPOSITE with a VI underneath

Patrick Farrell patrick.farrell at maths.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 15 03:54:49 CDT 2015

On 14/04/15 23:14, Barry Smith wrote:
>     The problem is that since most SNES methods just ignore the bounds if we
>     do not set the type to a method that supports bounds the user will not be
>     solving the problem they think they are solving.  Perhaps we should just
>     have all methods that ignore the bounds error out if the bounds are set
>     rather than ignore them?

Should this check live in SNESVISetVariableBounds (where we can compare the
SNESType against a list of SNESTypes that support bounds), or in every


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