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PCFactorSetColumnPivot

Determines when column pivoting is done during matrix factorization. For PETSc dense matrices column pivoting is always done, for PETSc sparse matrices it is never done. For the MATLAB and SuperLU factorization this is used.

Synopsis

#include "petscpc.h" 
PetscErrorCode  PCFactorSetColumnPivot(PC pc,PetscReal dtcol)
Logically Collective on PC

Input Parameters

pc - the preconditioner context
dtcol - 0.0 implies no pivoting, 1.0 complete pivoting (slower, requires more memory but more stable)

Options Database Key

-pc_factor_pivoting <dtcol> -

See Also

PCILUSetMatOrdering(), PCFactorSetPivotInBlocks()

Level:intermediate
Location:
src/ksp/pc/impls/factor/factor.c
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