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From: Adrian Knoth (adi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-24 11:01:31


On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 08:41:27AM -0600, Brian Barrett wrote:

> > 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?
>
> Which is also what POSIX says:
>
> http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/functions/malloc.html
>
> I vote with gleb -- return NULL, don't set errno, and be done with

I'd like to second. Just if this is a poll ;)

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