[SciPy-user] Parallel linear solver.
Thu Jul 24 10:48:24 CDT 2008
On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:31:53 -0400
"Frank Lagor" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Yes, there will be a new release of PETSc soon (I just
>asked one fo the
> developers), but they don't know exactly how long it
>will be. The 2.3.3
> release of PETSc is still current. They use patches for
>a lot of their
> small changes. For example, just a two months ago or
>so, I downloaded a
> version that was 2.3.3-p8. The current patched version
>is 2.3.3-p13. It is
> still very active, and in my opinion, major releases are
>not a good thing,
> because it may end up affecting your code. Actually, I
>think this is
> probably why you asked (so you could wait until a new
>release so you
> wouldn't have to worry about code changes for a while).
> Hope this help,
Thank you very much for your prompt. So far I have used
serial programs solely.
How do I benefit from parallel code in python ?
I mean what are the minimal requirements to run codes in
parallel (hardware/software) ?
What software packages are needed to configure petsc in
that context ?
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