[petsc-users] Using different ksp solvers depending on the operating system

Dominik Szczerba dominik at itis.ethz.ch
Sat Dec 24 11:04:01 CST 2011

For a native build, hypre must be treated manually and passed to petsc
with proper configure switches, as Satish says. It's quite tricky but
can be done.

On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Satish Balay <balay at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Dec 2011, John Fettig wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 7:56 AM, TAY wee-beng <zonexo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > This is because I can't install and use hypre successfully on win7. To my
>> > knowledge, it still does not work, is that so?
>> I believe the hypre tarball that was downloaded by 3.1-p8 was patched to
>> build on windows.  I haven't tried the 3.2 release.  You can build hypre on
>> windows, it's just takes some hacking.
> Well --download-hypre should work with gnu compilers.
> However with MS/Intel compilers - hypre should be installed separately
> - and sepcified to PETSc configure [with --with-hypre-include,
> --with-hypre-lib optons]. Neither of 3.1/3.2 support --download-hypre.
> The hypre tarball should have the relavent instructions for a windows
> install. [in the users manual]
> Satish

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