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Re: Return Value of realloc(3)
Abhinav Upadhyay <er.abhinav.upadhyay%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 5:46 AM, Valeriy E. Ushakov
> <uwe%stderr.spb.ru@localhost> wrote:
>>> If this is the case, then I think it should be clearly documented in
>>> the man page.
>> Why? Programs should not depend on that. [...]
> My point was that we should document this exact behaviour as mentioned
> in the standards.
> "If size is 0, either NULL or a unique pointer that can be
> successfully passed to free(3) is returned."
Well, you don't mark your attachments as text, so they are not
immediately readable without an extra effort :), and the text of the
| it appears that on NetBSD it is the latter case. Is this correct?
| If this is the case, then I think it should be clearly documented in
| the man page. FWIW on GNU/Linux, it appears that the default bevahiour
| is to return NULL in case the requested size is 0 bytes (and it is
which says that Linux documents its specific behaviour (returning
null) and that NetBSD also should document its specific behaviour
(returning non-null). I was replying to that.
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