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Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] manual/memory.texi: Bring aligned allocation docs up to date.

On 6 November 2013 16:33, Will Newton <> wrote:
> The current documentation suggests using memalign and valloc which
> are now considered obsolete, so suggest using posix_memalign instead.
> Also document the possible error return and errno values for memalign
> and posix_memalign and improve documentation of __memalign_hook.
> ChangeLog:
> 2013-11-06  Will Newton  <>
>         * manual/memory.texi (Malloc Examples): Clarify default
>         alignment documentation.  Suggest posix_memalign rather
>         than memalign or valloc.
>         (Aligned Memory Blocks): Remove suggestion to use memalign
>         or valloc.  Remove obsolete comment about BSD.
>         Document memalign errno values and mark the function obsolete.
>         Document posix_memalign returned error codes.  Mark valloc
>         as obsolete.  (Hooks for Malloc): __memalign_hook is also
>         called for posix_memalign and valloc.
>         (Summary of Malloc): Add posix_memalign to function summary.
>         __memalign_hook is also called for posix_memalign and valloc.
> ---
>  manual/memory.texi | 61 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
>  1 file changed, 44 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
> Changes in v2:
>  - Fix incorrect errno definitions


Will Newton
Toolchain Working Group, Linaro

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