petsc-3.5.0 2014-06-30
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DMConvert

Converts a DM to another DM, either of the same or different type.

Synopsis

#include "petscdm.h"     
PetscErrorCode DMConvert(DM dm, DMType newtype, DM *M)
Collective on DM

Input Parameters

dm - the DM
newtype - new DM type (use "same" for the same type)

Output Parameter

M -pointer to new DM

Notes

Cannot be used to convert a sequential DM to parallel or parallel to sequential, the MPI communicator of the generated DM is always the same as the communicator of the input DM.

See Also

DMCreate()

Level:intermediate
Location:
src/dm/interface/dm.c
Index of all DM routines
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