Computes the product of two positive PetscInt and generates an error with overflow.


Not Collective; No Fortran Support

Input Parameters#

  • a - the PetscInt value

  • b - the second value

Output Parameter#

  • result - the result as a PetscInt value, or NULL if you do not want the result, you just want to check if it overflows


Use PetscInt64Mult() to compute the product of two PetscInt and store in a PetscInt64

Use PetscIntMultTruncate() to compute the product of two PetscInt and truncate it to fit in a PetscInt

Developer Note#

In most places in the source code we currently assume that PetscInt addition does not overflow, this is obviously wrong but requires many more checks. PetscIntSumError() can be used to check for this situation.

See Also#

PetscBLASInt, PetscMPIInt, PetscInt, PetscBLASIntCast(), PetscIntMult64(), PetscIntSumError()





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