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PETSc for Python

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Python bindings for PETSc.


If you have a working MPI implementation and the mpicc compiler wrapper is on your search path, it highly recommended to install mpi4py first:

$ pip install mpi4py

Ensure you have NumPy installed:

$ pip install numpy

and finally:

$ pip install petsc petsc4py

You can also install the in-development version of petsc4py with:

$ pip install git+
$ pip install git+


$ pip install
$ pip install


If PETSc for Python been significant to a project that leads to an academic publication, please acknowledge that fact by citing the project.

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