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NAME

malloc, free, realloc, calloc, alloca, mmap - general memory allocation operations

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
See Also
Standards

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In stdlib.h void * malloc "size_t size" void free "void *ptr" void * realloc "void *ptr" "size_t size" void * calloc "size_t nelem" "size_t elsize" void * alloca "size_t size"
.In sys/types.h
.In sys/mman.h void * mmap "void * addr" "size_t len" "int prot" "int flags" "int fd" "off_t offset"

DESCRIPTION

These functions allocate and free memory for the calling process. They are described in the individual manual pages.

SEE ALSO

mmap(2), alloca(3), calloc(3), free(3), malloc(3), realloc(3)

STANDARDS


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