DOLFIN-X is an experimental version of DOLFIN. It is being actively developed, but is not ready for production use. New experimental features may come and go as development proceeds.
DOLFIN is the computational backend of FEniCS and implements the FEniCS Problem Solving Environment in Python and C++.
Documentation can be viewed at:
To build and install the C++ core, in the
cpp/ directory, run:
mkdir build cd build cmake .. make install
To install the Python interface, first install the C++ core, and then
python/ directory run:
pip install .
(you may need to use
pip3, depending on your system).
For detailed instructions, see the file INSTALL.
DOLFIN-X is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
DOLFIN-X is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with DOLFIN-X. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
For comments and requests, send an email to the FEniCS mailing list:
For questions related to obtaining, building or installing DOLFIN-X, send an email to the FEniCS support mailing list:
For questions about using DOLFIN-X, visit the FEniCS Discourse page:
For bug reports, visit the DOLFIN-X GitHub page: