PetscMalloc#

Allocates memory, One should use PetscNew(), PetscMalloc1() or PetscCalloc1() usually instead of this

Synopsis#

#include <petscsys.h>
PetscErrorCode PetscMalloc(size_t m,void **result)

Not Collective

Input Parameter#

  • m - number of bytes to allocate

Output Parameter#

  • result - memory allocated

Notes#

Memory is always allocated at least double aligned

It is safe to allocate size 0 and pass the resulting pointer (which may or may not be NULL) to PetscFree().

See Also#

PetscFree(), PetscNew()

Level#

beginner

Location#

include/petscsys.h

Examples#

src/ksp/ksp/tutorials/ex35.cxx.html
src/ksp/ksp/tutorials/ex36.cxx.html
src/snes/tutorials/ex63.c.html
src/ts/tutorials/ex11.c.html
src/ts/tutorials/ex11_sa.c.html
src/ts/tutorials/ex8.c.html
src/ts/utils/dmplexlandau/tutorials/ex2.c.html
src/tao/tutorials/ex3.c.html


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