[TUHS] Did realloc ever zero the new memory?
dave at horsfall.org
Sun Sep 13 20:32:14 AEST 2015
On Sun, 13 Sep 2015, markus schnalke wrote:
> > void *alloc(size_t bytes);
> > void *realloc(void *old, size_t want);
> > void *zalloc(size_t bytes);
> > void *zealloc(void *old, size_t want);
> Please note, that identifiers are usually remembered by sound not by
> letter sequence. `zalloc' and `zealloc' are likely to be pronounced
> similar and thus there is a good chance that this leads to confusion and
> errors. Furthermore, `calloc' and `zalloc' are prone to be pronounced
> equally or understood equally, especially by non-native speakers.
That, of course, depends upon how you pronounce "z". In this part of the
world, it's "zed". No confusion with "see" here down-under...
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