[petsc-users] Issues with log_view on windows

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 07:39:44 CST 2021

On Mon, Nov 22, 2021 at 5:38 AM Milan Pelletier via petsc-users <
petsc-users at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

> Dear PETSc team,
> The way some options are passed to PETSc can be an issue on Windows, in
> particular regarding the "log_view" option.
> Since the colon ':' character is used as a separator, I do not see how
> absolute paths should be provided on Windows (since the drive name includes
> a colon). Is there a trick / workaround to overcome this?

I thought we used Cygwin paths, but maybe one of the Windows people knows

> Besides, when I try to use the ascii_xml format, it crashes in file
> xmllogevent.c, on line 751:
>   illegalEvent = 1+nestedEvents[nNestedEvents-1].nstEvent;
> (since nestedEvents is NULL).

This likely means that you have unbalanced events. I can run this on
examples. For instance does SNES ex5 work for you?



> I'm using PETSc version 3.16.1 (using `git checkout tags/v3.16.1`).
> Thanks for your help,
> Best regards,
> Milan Pelletier

What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their
experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their
experiments lead.
-- Norbert Wiener

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