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PetscMallocValidate

Test the memory for corruption. This can be used to check for memory overwrites.

Synopsis

#include "petscsys.h" 
PetscErrorCode  PetscMallocValidate(int line,const char function[],const char file[])

Input Parameter

line - line number where call originated.
function - name of function calling
file - file where function is

Return value

The number of errors detected.

Output Effect

Error messages are written to stdout.

Notes

You should generally use CHKMEMQ as a short cut for calling this routine.

The line, function, file are given by the C preprocessor as __LINE__, __FUNCT__, __FILE__

The Fortran calling sequence is simply PetscMallocValidate(ierr)

No output is generated if there are no problems detected.

See Also

CHKMEMQ

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Location:
src/sys/memory/mtr.c
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