[petsc-dev] man pages for 'rank' and 'size'

Jed Brown jed at 59A2.org
Sun Feb 7 16:35:32 CST 2010

On Sun, 7 Feb 2010 16:27:22 -0600, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>    "spurious links"? Actually that was the whole idea :-)
>    Problem is sometimes people use the word size to mean something  
> different than size. size is suppose to be a reserved word in PETSc  
> meaning size.

Would one of those people be the one responsible for names like
VecSetSize, MatSetSize, etc. :-)

It's also frequently used in text, search the user's manual for 'size'.
Every time it appears, it's a link to the 'size' man page, but almost
never is that the intended meaning.


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