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[Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] Make qemu_alloc()/qemu_realloc() return NULL fo

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: [Qemu-devel] Re: [PATCH] Make qemu_alloc()/qemu_realloc() return NULL for size==0
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 11:30:34 +0200
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malc <address@hidden> writes:

[Debate snipped...]
> never return NULL. I've commited the thing i had in mind.

Arguing this case has been a waste of time, for which I apologize.  I'll
try not to do that again.

> [..snip..]
> P.S. It probably says something about my experience in the field, but the
>      only time i've encountered real-life usage of malloc(0) is in
>      that qcow2 case, the code was produced by a programmer who among
>      (numerous) other things wrote full C compiler and won IOCCC
>      twice, yet even his code failed to work.

Read more code then, and more varied code.

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