[petsc-dev] PETSc goes Doxygen!?

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 16:47:24 CST 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Karl Rupp <rupp at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

> Hi Matt,
>  Right now, the search stinks. If I type in
>>    GetCone
>> I get nothing found, whereas
>>    DMPlexGetCone
>> has three things found, but does not find DMPlexSetCone. This is crappy,
>> and will
>> not replace seeing everything on one page, which I miss.
> Well, you can't expect the search engine to find DMPlexSetCone if you
> search for DMPlexGetCone ;-) Either of the two is correctly
> cross-referenced at the other's man page, though.

I would expect this, just as I expect one letter misspellings from Google.

> There is also a server-side driven search engine (off by default), maybe
> that one will also find results for 'GetCone'.

There is a nice modular Apache search engine, but I'm not sure how easy
Doxygen is to modify. This is actually
the root of my anxiety.


> Regardless, listing all functions of a class for the various levels on one
> page is something I can fairly easily add if we finally decide to keep
> Doxygen.
> Best regards,
> Karli

What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their
experiments is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their
experiments lead.
-- Norbert Wiener
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