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Re: stdlib.h i386 and alpha differences! was: Bug#22650: xcircuit: nonmaintainer upload for Alpha patches

Paul Slootman (paul@debian.org) wrote on 20 May 1998 12:28:
 >On Wed 20 May 1998, James Troup wrote:
 >> Paul Slootman <paul@debian.org> writes:
 >> > The malloc.h should never hurt, that's been available for as long as
 >> > I can remember (well, almost :-)
 >> Umm, why _are_ you #including <malloc.h>?  Colour me stupid, but I was
 >> under the distinct impression one #includes <stdlib.h> for a malloc
 >> prototype, and this seems to be born out by both the manpage and the
 >> glibc info documentation.  Surely something as basic as this doesn't
 >> vary on the alpha?

 >Apparently it _does_ :-(  I also read the manpage for malloc, included
 >stdlib.h, and saw that the warnings didn't go away. I then looked into
 >/usr/include/stdlib.h and saw that there were no declarations for any
 >alloc routines.

UHH???!!! malloc and calloc are defined by ANSI C with their
prototypes in <stdlib.h>. And they are there!


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