Commit 28cb5a23 authored by simonmar's avatar simonmar
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[project @ 2005-12-16 11:26:01 by simonmar]

Use standard calloc rather than rolling our own.

As a small bonus, the standard libc version is more effecient about zeroing
the memory.

From: Duncan Coutts <>
parent 12694df2
......@@ -91,11 +91,14 @@ stgReallocBytes (void *p, int n, char *msg)
void *
stgCallocBytes (int n, int m, char *msg)
int i;
int sz = n * m;
char* p = stgMallocBytes(sz, msg);
for (i = 0; i < sz; i++) p[i] = 0;
return p;
char *space;
if ((space = (char *) calloc((size_t) n, (size_t) m)) == NULL) {
/* don't fflush(stdout); WORKAROUND bug in Linux glibc */
MallocFailHook((W_) n*m, msg); /*msg*/
return space;
/* To simplify changing the underlying allocator used
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