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PetscMalloc

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

Synopsis

#include 
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
Index of all Sys routines
Table of Contents for all manual pages
Index of all manual pages

Examples

src/ksp/ksp/examples/tutorials/ex42.c.html
src/snes/examples/tutorials/ex12.c.html
src/snes/examples/tutorials/ex15.c.html
src/snes/examples/tutorials/ex62.c.html
src/ts/examples/tutorials/ex8.c.html
src/ts/examples/tutorials/ex11.c.html