Re: memorize

From: Daniel Koepke (dkoepke@CALIFORNIA.COM)
Date: 10/02/97

On Fri, 3 Oct 1997, Andrew Helm wrote:

-+You know better than to say that. calloc() initializes the
-+allocted memory to zero while malloc() doesn't garantee anything
-+about it's contents. That and the fact that calloc() is much
-+slower than malloc() makes for a significant difference
-+between the two. They are not interchangeable. Code that uses
-+calloc() (eg- circle) often calloc()'s the memory for structures
-+instead of malloc()'ing it and seperately initialing each field
-+of the structure.

Hence the word *essentially*...

Daniel Koepke -:- -:-  [Shadowlord/Nether]

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