Hrrmmm shouldn't those lines be...

Heath Kehoe heath.kehoe at intermec.com
Thu Sep 7 22:15:07 UTC 2000


>
>Heath Kehoe <heath.kehoe at intermec.com> writes:
>
>> Because RENEW might have to move the data to make room, so it must
>> return the pointer to where the data is, in case it moved.
>
>> Check your man page for realloc (which is what is behind the
>> RENEW macro).
>
>The RENEW macro actually also does the assignment, which I think was what
>he was seeing.  (This is one of the reasons why I'd like to propose
>eventually getting rid of NEW, COPY, DISPOSE, and RENEW and just using
>xmalloc, xrealloc, and free directly; the casual reader of the code is
>going to have a much easier time understanding what's going on.)
>
>#define RENEW(p, T, c)          (p = xrealloc((p), sizeof(T) * (c)))
>


Oh, OK.  I guess I should've looked more closely.  Sorry about that.

-heath




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