MEMORY(3)               NetBSD Library Functions Manual              MEMORY(3)


NAME
malloc, free, realloc, calloc, alloca -- general memory allocation opera- tions
LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
SYNOPSIS
#include <stdlib.h> void * malloc(size_t size); void free(void *ptr); void * realloc(void *ptr, size_t size); void * calloc(size_t nelem, size_t elsize); void * alloca(size_t size);
DESCRIPTION
These functions allocate and free memory for the calling process. They are described in the individual manual pages. The memory allocators used in the kernel are described in memoryallocators(9).
SEE ALSO
alloca(3), calloc(3), free(3), malloc(3), realloc(3)
STANDARDS
These functions, with the exception of alloca() conform to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89''). NetBSD 7.0 September 11, 2011 NetBSD 7.0

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