|VALLOC(3)||Library Functions Manual||VALLOC(3)|
valloc — aligned
memory allocation function
valloc() function is obsoleted by the current version of malloc(3), which aligns page-sized and larger allocations and both aligned_alloc(3) and posix_memalign(3), which allocate memory with a given alignment.
function allocates size bytes aligned on a page
boundary. It is implemented by calling
malloc(3) with a slightly larger request,
saving the true beginning of the block allocated, and returning a properly
valloc() function returns a pointer to
the allocated space if successful; otherwise a null pointer is returned.
valloc() function appeared in
vfree() function has not been
|November 5, 2018||OpenBSD-current|