a current state of python bindings

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Apr 25 18:49:54 CDT 2007

On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Ondrej Certik wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using PETSc from Python. I read the post:
> http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/web-mail-archive/lists/petsc-users/2006/08/msg00090.html
> I am currently using the petsc4py, but unfortunately, they don't seem
> to have uptodate webpage. The most recent version, that works with
> petsc 2.3.2 can be found here:
> http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/petsc4py/0.7.2
> However, there are some bindings inside the petsc tarball, but I
> didn't find any documentation for them - are they deprecated?

> Also, I would like to create a debian package "python-petsc" with
> python bindings to petsc (and get it to debian main distribution), so
> I wanted to check with you, what the most advanced python bindigs
> actually are (and which I should package).

  At this time we are recommending petsc4py.


> Thanks,
> Ondrej

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