PetscFree#

Frees memory

Synopsis#

#include <petscsys.h>
PetscErrorCode PetscFree(void *memory)

Not Collective

Input Parameter#

  • memory - memory to free (the pointer is ALWAYS set to NULL upon success)

Notes#

Do not free memory obtained with PetscMalloc2(), PetscCalloc2() etc, they must be freed with PetscFree2() etc.

It is safe to call PetscFree() on a NULL pointer.

See Also#

PetscNew(), PetscMalloc(), PetscMalloc1(), PetscCalloc1()

Level#

beginner

Location#

include/petscsys.h

Examples#

src/mat/tutorials/ex18.c
src/mat/tutorials/ex7.c
src/mat/tutorials/ex2.c
src/tao/pde_constrained/tutorials/parabolic.c
src/mat/tutorials/ex12.c
src/tao/tutorials/ex3.c
src/tao/pde_constrained/tutorials/elliptic.c
src/mat/tutorials/ex10.c
src/tao/tutorials/ex4.c
src/mat/tutorials/ex9.c


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