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Manual Reference Pages  -  AUTALLOCHEAP (3)

NAME

autallocheap - heap memory allocator

[Include document man1/alc_origin.1]

CONTENTS

Synopsys
Parameters
Description
Return Value
Errors
Example
See Also

SYNOPSYS






#include "aut101.h"
char *autallocheap( Size )
   unsigned int Size;


PARAMETERS

Size Number of memory bytes to be contiguously allocated

DESCRIPTION

autallocheap returns a block of Size bytes length, allocated on the heap. The memory block is set to zero. Its use is strongly encouraged when the Size is very small.

RETURN VALUE

autallocheap returns a pointer to a Size bytes long block.

ERRORS

"autalloc: alloc error, can’t continue !"
System break can’t be moved anymore, no more memory can be retrieved from the system.

EXAMPLE






#include "aut101.h"
typedef struct bipointer
{
  struct bipointer *NEXT;
  void             *DATA;
} bipointer;
bipointer *addbipointer( Data );
  void *Data;
{
  bipointer *Bp = (bipointer *)autallocheap( sizeof( bipointer ) );
  Bp->DATA = Data; return Bp;
}


SEE ALSO

aut(1), autresizeblock(3), autallocblock(3), autfreeblock(3), autfreeheap(3).

[Include document man1/alc_bug_report.1]

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ASIM/LIP6 AUTALLOCHEAP (3) October 1, 1997

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