[petsc-dev] PETSc release?

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Jul 23 18:43:10 CDT 2017

> On Jul 23, 2017, at 6:31 PM, Jed Brown <jed at jedbrown.org> wrote:
> Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
>>   Anything stopping us from making a PETSc release?
> I need to finish/test the SF support for MPIUNI that you asked me to do
> in June.

> I've also been meaning to add hashtable support for assembly when people
> don't preallocate.  

   Only 20+ years late, but definitely worth having :-)

> I think we should make it automatic.  It isn't much
> code and would save the weekly assembly performance emails and would
> help a lot for model coupling where our preallocation interfaces (for
> off-diagonal blocks) are terrible and the requisite user code is
> arguably dirtier than assembly itself.

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