[petsc-dev] Adding support memkind allocators in PETSc

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Wed Jun 3 22:28:16 CDT 2015

Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>   Sure but the super high-end (DOE LCF centers) focus allows (actually
>   loves) the need for "super brittle" stuff.  

Job security.

>   It is not the bread and butter of PETSc but if they (silly ASCR) are
>   willing to foot our bills to do our bread and butter by pandering to
>   the "super brittle" high-end what's the harm in pandering (aside
>   from our souls) since we are not actually doing the work :-)

I have ethical objections to ruining the careers of scientists capable
of doing important things.
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