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On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 03:02:07PM -0400, Ralph Hempel wrote:
> What are Lua's expected semantics of:
what makes you assume that Lua expects anything other than:

> 1. realloc() an existing block to a size of 0 bytes? :
"If size is 0 and ptr is not a null pointer, the object pointed to is freed."
In plain english: the expected semantics is a call to free.
A null pointer save free, kinda.

> 2. realloc() a new block to a size of 0 bytes?
"If ptr is a null pointer, realloc() behaves like malloc() for the specified size."

read on :
"If the size of the space requested is 0, the behaviour is implementation-dependent; the value returned will be either a null pointer or a unique pointer."

Just like Roberto said.

What's the issue?