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MEMORY(3)                   BSD Programmer's Manual                  MEMORY(3)

NAME
     malloc, free, realloc, calloc, alloca - general memory allocation opera-
     tions

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;stdlib.h>&gt;

     void *
     malloc(size_t size);

     void
     free(void *ptr);

     void *
     realloc(void *ptr, size_t size);

     void *
     calloc(size_t nelem, size_t elsize);

     void *
     alloca(size_t size);

DESCRIPTION
     These functions allocate and free memory for the calling process.  They
     are described in the individual manual pages.

SEE ALSO
     calloc(3),  free(3),  malloc(3),  realloc(3),  alloca(3),

STANDARDS
     These functions, with the exception of alloca() conform to ANSI C
     X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

4th Berkeley Distribution        June 4, 1993                                1