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

Barry Smith bsmith at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Feb 7 16:44:58 CST 2010

    Ok, I have removed the manual pages for size,comm, rank and tried  
to remove their use in seealso:


On Feb 7, 2010, at 4:35 PM, Jed Brown wrote:

> 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.
> Jed

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