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Improve GMRES memory allocation

Jacques Xing requested to merge CFD-Xing/nektar:feature/gmres-allocation into master

Issue/feature addressed

The original GMRES implementation pre-allocate all Krylov sub-space vector. As the default maximum size of the Krylov sub-space is 100, this memory pre-allocation could cause some overhead.

Proposed solution

The proposed solution is to allocate the required memory within the GMRES iteration loop.



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Edited by Jacques Xing

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