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From Peter Kelly <>
Subject Re: More on the xmalloc project
Date Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:11:11 GMT
> On 27 Feb 2015, at 3:59 am, Gabriela Gibson <> wrote:
> Hi Peter, (and everyone else!)
> I read your JIRA comment, and that's an interesting thing with the missing
> headerfiles.  My build report[1] was OK so, maybe  different compilers take
> headers in a different order?
> Regards the clang build, should/could we have this as a regular build
> option in the CMake file?

I don’t really have an opinion on this personally… it’s the default compiler on OS X.
Depends if people want to use clang on linux/windows as well.

I wouldn’t regard it as a priority right now.

> Another thing to notice was that my test had quite a lot of malloc 0 calls,
> so whatever is run there, maybe it could do with a check, or perhaps
> xmalloc should check for if (!size) … ?

It’s valid to call malloc with a request of 0 bytes.

Dr Peter M. Kelly

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