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    PR_Calloc

    « NSPR API Reference « Memory Management Operations

    Allocates zeroed memory from the heap for a number of objects of a given size.

    Syntax

    #include <prmem.h>
    
    void *PR_Calloc (
       PRUint32 nelem, 
       PRUint32 elsize);
    

    Parameters

    nelem
    The number of elements of size elsize to be allocated.
    elsize
    The size of an individual element.

    Returns

    An untyped pointer to the allocated memory, or if the allocation attempt fails, NULL. Call PR_GetError() to retrieve the error returned by the libc function malloc().

    Description

    This function allocates memory on the heap for the specified number of objects of the specified size. All bytes in the allocated memory are cleared.

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