bson_malloc0 man page

bson_malloc0() — This is a portable malloc() wrapper that also sets the memory to zero. Similar to calloc().

Synopsis

void *
bson_malloc0 (size_t num_bytes);

Parameters

num_bytes
A size_t.

Description

This is a portable malloc(3) wrapper that also sets the memory to zero. Similar to calloc(3)

In general, this function will return an allocation at least sizeof(void*) bytes or bigger.

If there was a failure to allocate num_bytes bytes, the process will be aborted.

NOTE

This function will abort on failure to allocate memory.

Returns

A pointer to a memory region which HAS been zeroed.

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