petsc-3.10.2 2018-10-09
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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 sucess)

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(), PetscNewLog(), PetscMalloc1(), PetscCalloc1()

Level

beginner

Location

include/petscsys.h

Examples

src/sys/classes/random/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html
src/sys/classes/random/examples/tutorials/ex2.c.html
src/vec/vec/utils/tagger/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html
src/vec/vec/examples/tutorials/ex6.c.html
src/vec/vec/examples/tutorials/ex8.c.html
src/vec/vec/examples/tutorials/ex9.c.html
src/vec/is/is/examples/tutorials/ex1.c.html
src/mat/examples/tutorials/ex2.c.html
src/mat/examples/tutorials/ex5.c.html
src/mat/examples/tutorials/ex10.c.html
src/mat/examples/tutorials/ex12.c.html

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