[petsc-dev] [petsc-users] MatGetSubMatrices or VecCreateGhost

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Fri Oct 16 13:41:10 CDT 2015

Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>    Presumably his "local" calculation using the ghosted parts of his "vectors" is simpler with PETSCMPIDENSE?

That may be, but the square dense MatMult will eventually be expensive
enough to justify redistribution and then putting the result back.
(This is different from the MatTransposeMatMult that Hong is looking at,
for which there is no communication except the unavoidable
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