[petsc-dev] PETSc janitorial work

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 08:45:33 CDT 2022

On Tue, Aug 23, 2022 at 9:37 AM Blaise Bourdin <bourdin at mcmaster.ca> wrote:

> All,
> I think that there is quite a bit of low-skills / time consuming work
> which is a poor use of the main developers’ time: syncing C / Fortran /
> python headers, improving the tests coverage, proofreading the manual and
> man pages, etc.
> I’d be more than happy to help organizing a virtual or in-person event
> focussing on such janitorial tasks, provided that we can get support from
> some senior developers to help and review. This could but does not have to
> be coordinated with the next pets users meeting.

This is a good idea. I would participate. Also, I have some money to employ
undergraduates. It would be great
if we could come up with projects that have some research and some cleaning.



> Any thoughts?
> Regards,
> Blaise
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> Solid Mechanics
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