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Create the PetscSF encoding the parallel dof overlap for the DM based upon the PetscSections describing the data layout.


#include "petscdm.h"          
#include "petscdmlabel.h"     
#include "petscds.h"     
PetscErrorCode DMCreateSectionSF(DM dm, PetscSection localSection, PetscSection globalSection)

Input Parameters

dm - The DM
localSection - PetscSection describing the local data layout
globalSection - PetscSection describing the global data layout

Notes: One usually uses DMGetSectionSF() to obtain the PetscSF

Developer Note: Since this routine has for arguments the two sections from the DM and puts the resulting PetscSF directly into the DM, perhaps this function should not take the local and global sections as input and should just obtain them from the DM?

See Also

DMGetSectionSF(), DMSetSectionSF(), DMGetLocalSection(), DMGetGlobalSection()




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