[PATCH 02/17] Let calloc handle multiplication

walter harms wharms at bfs.de
Wed Apr 1 02:53:31 PDT 2015

Am 01.04.2015 11:31, schrieb Daniel Stone:
> Hi,
> On 1 April 2015 at 10:18, walter harms <wharms at bfs.de> wrote:
>> what is the strategy here ?
>> xnfcalloc never fails, but exits on OOM conditions.
>> other function return BADALLOC.
> You said it - 'never fails'. That's what the nf stands for.

No problem we me, in the real world i never encountered programs that
try to handle situations like OOM except doing exit(1). Linux Kernel
as noteworthy exception.

Why not generally call xnfmalloc/calloc/realloc and exit on OOM ?
The strategy now seems otherwise.


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