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- Subject: Re: Does malloc() have to zero the block?
- From: Tony Finch <dot@...>
- Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 20:17:42 +0100
On Wed, 19 Sep 2007, Ralph Hempel wrote:
> What are Lua's expected semantics of:
> 1. realloc() an existing block to a size of 0 bytes?
> 2. realloc() a new block to a size of 0 bytes?
> Knowing how much the Lua designers like to stick to well-known
> principles, I guess I did not need to ask either question :-)
Lua's expected realloc() semantics are very slightly more restricted than
what POSIX allows. See http://www.lua.org/manual/5.1/manual.html#3.7
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