[SciPy-dev] petsc - UMFPACK and scipy

Nils Wagner nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart...
Fri Apr 13 02:01:07 CDT 2007


Please can you show me an example where petsc solvers are "better" than


4) About the petsc - I know it's another dependence. However, I
noticed you are using umfpack in SciPy. So why not petsc? I think it
contains much more (sometimes better) solvers (depends on the
problem). It's seems logical to me, to either use nothing, or the best
library available, which I believe is petsc.


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