[petsc-users] example to use GetVecType

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 07:36:03 CST 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 7:27 AM, Dominik Szczerba <dominik at itis.ethz.ch>wrote:

> Is there a C example how to use GetVecType?
> I am trying to do something like
>        // VecType* type;
>        char type[1024];
>        ierr = VecGetType(b, type);

VecType t;

VecGetType(b, &t);
Printf("%s\n", t);


>        ierr = PetscSynchronizedFPrintf(PETSC_COMM_WORLD, stderr, "%s\n",
> type); CHKERRQ(ierr);
> but always get this or another error like cannot convert 'char*' to
> 'const char**' or similar.
> Many thanks
> Dominik

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experiments lead.
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