Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)

FreeBSD Man Pages

Man Page or Keyword Search:
Man Architecture
Apropos Keyword Search (all sections) Output format
home | help
MEMORY(3)	       FreeBSD 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'').

FreeBSD	9.2			 June 4, 1993			   FreeBSD 9.2

NAME | LIBRARY | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | SEE ALSO | STANDARDS

Want to link to this manual page? Use this URL:
<http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=memory&sektion=3&manpath=FreeBSD+9.2-RELEASE>

home | help