# PetscObjectState#

integer state for a PetscObject

## Notes#

Object state is always-increasing and (for objects that track state) can be used to determine if an object has changed since the last time you interacted with it. It is 64-bit so that it will not overflow for a very long time.

PetscObjectId, PetscObjectStateGet(), PetscObjectStateIncrease(), PetscObjectStateSet()