I can confirm it at least on MAC OS X and Linux. Based on IEEE Std
1003.1-2008, if the argument of the free function is null, no action
should occur. So I guess most POSIX compliant environments support the
On Feb 17, 2009, at 13:01 , Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On Feb 17, 2009, at 11:18 AM, George Bosilca wrote:
>> I guess that if the free function supports the NULL pointer we
>> should do the same...
> I'll agree with that if we know for sure that free(NULL) is
> universally supported. You mentioned "a few man pages" -- how
> universal is this support?
> Jeff Squyres
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