NAME

bson_malloc0() - This is a portable malloc() wrapper that also sets the memory to zero. Similar to calloc().

SYNOPSIS

void *
bson_malloc0 (size_t num_bytes);

PARAMETERS

num_bytes
A size_t.

DESCRIPTION

This is a portable malloc(3) wrapper that also sets the memory to zero. Similar to calloc(3) \&.

In general, this function will return an allocation at least sizeof(void*) bytes or bigger.

If there was a failure to allocate num_bytes bytes, the process will be aborted.

NOTE

This function will abort on failure to allocate memory.

RETURNS

A pointer to a memory region which HAS been zeroed.

COLOPHON

This page is part of libbson. Please report any bugs at https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/CDRIVER.