[petsc-users] DMPlex total point counts

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 09:32:54 CDT 2022

On Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 4:00 PM Nicholas Arnold-Medabalimi <
narnoldm at umich.edu> wrote:

> Hi
> Currently, in my distributed DMPlex object, every so often, I want to look
> at total cell counts. To do this in my current implementation, I get the
> cell stratum from the DMplex and search through the PetscSF to remove any
> overlapped (not owned) cells and then reduce over all the ranks to get the
> total cell count. Is there a more graceful way of doing this already built
> into DM?

If all you want is the global cell count, this is probably the easiest way.
If you want a global numbering, you can use




> Sincerely
> Nicholas
> --
> Nicholas Arnold-Medabalimi
> Ph.D. Candidate
> Computational Aeroscience Lab
> University of Michigan

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experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their
experiments lead.
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