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MEMORY(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		     MEMORY(3)

NAME
     malloc, free, realloc, calloc, alloca, mmap — general memory allocation
     operations

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <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);

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <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
     These functions, with the exception of alloca() and mmap() conform to
     ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (“ISO C90”).

BSD				 June 4, 1993				   BSD
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