[petsc-dev] TSSolve web page JED and EMIL READ THIS!

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Fri Feb 6 21:16:28 CST 2015

Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:

>> On Feb 6, 2015, at 8:59 PM, Jed Brown <jed at jedbrown.org> wrote:
>> Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>>>   So going back to my email, now with more clarity, do we get rid of
>>>   the XXXSetSolution/RightHandSide() paradigm; this would void
>>>   questions like Mark's about what the differences are between
>>>   them**. But do we lose any useful functionality?
>> I think the main possible loss is if we want an automatic
>> spatially-adaptive TSSolve.  The way I see it, the caller must provide
>> an initial condition (on some grid)
>    They could instead provide a "set initial conditions" function that the TS solver calls instead in that case. 

It's ugly and complicated state management if we were to require that
the user provide their initial conditions in a callback.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 818 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.mcs.anl.gov/pipermail/petsc-dev/attachments/20150206/1150b408/attachment.sig>

More information about the petsc-dev mailing list