[petsc-dev] Scalar data

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Sat Nov 7 12:52:04 CST 2015

   I have no idea what you mean by "scalar data", please expand

> On Nov 7, 2015, at 12:11 PM, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had many requests from the class to put scalar data into the log_summary. We were generating many summaries using a Python script, which then read them back in as modules and processed the results. We could not automatically get things like the error, which had to be parsed from the output.
> I think allowing users to put scalar data in there would be a good thing. Thoughts?
>    Matt
> -- 
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