autallocblock.3alc man page

autallocblock — memory allocator

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Size

Number of memory bytes to be contiguously allocated

Description

autallocblock returns a block of Size bytes length. The memory block is set to zero.

Return Value

autallocblock 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"
char ∗dup_str(s)
  char ∗ s;
{
  char ∗t = (char ∗)autalocblock(strlen(s) + (unsigned int)1);
  strcpy(t, s); return t;
}

See Also

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

Referenced By

autallocheap.3alc(3), autfreeblock.3alc(3), autfreeheap.3alc(3), autresizeblock.3alc(3).

October 1, 1997 ASIM/LIP6 AUT FUNCTIONS