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From: Gleb Natapov (glebn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-24 10:28:07


On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 11:20:11AM -0300, Lisandro Dalcin wrote:
> On 7/23/07, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Does anyone have any opinions on this? If not, I'll go implement
> > option #1.
>
> Sorry, Jeff... just reading this. I think your option #1 is the
> better. However, I want to warn you about to issues:
>
> * In my Linux FC6 box, malloc(0) return different pointers for each
> call. In fact, I believe this is a requeriment for malloc, in the case
man malloc tells me this:
"If size was equal to 0, either NULL or a pointer suitable to be passed to free()
is returned". So may be we should just return NULL and be done with it?

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			Gleb.