[petsc-dev] Elemental for sparse, distributed-memory, direct, quad-precision linear solves?

Stefano Zampini stefano.zampini at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 07:19:25 CDT 2016

Interface to the sparse elemental solver is almost done in https://bitbucket.org/petsc/petsc/branch/stefano_zampini/new-elemental-interface

I did not have time to finish it, and I’m not sure if Elemental now supports user-defined distributions for the vectors.

On Aug 23, 2016, at 3:15 PM, Matthew Knepley <knepley at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 3:01 AM, Patrick Sanan <patrick.sanan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can I use elemental to directly solve a sparse, distributed-memory
> (MPI), quad-precision linear system? If so, with the introduction of
> an interface, could this provide a way to support such a solve via an
> external package for PETSc?
> I think you need Clique and I am not sure we have an interface. I would check first.
>    Matt
> -- 
> What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments lead.
> -- Norbert Wiener

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