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/*--- MallocFree: high-level memory management. ---*/
/*--- pub_tool_mallocfree.h ---*/
This file is part of Valgrind, a dynamic binary instrumentation
Copyright (C) 2000-2013 Julian Seward
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#include "pub_tool_basics.h" // SizeT
// These can be for allocating memory used by tools.
// Nb: the allocators *always succeed* -- they never return NULL (Valgrind
// will abort if they can't allocate the memory).
// The 'cc' is a string that identifies the allocation point. It's used when
// --profile-heap=yes is specified.
extern void* VG_(malloc) ( const HChar* cc, SizeT nbytes );
extern void VG_(free) ( void* p );
extern void* VG_(calloc) ( const HChar* cc, SizeT n, SizeT bytes_per_elem );
extern void* VG_(realloc) ( const HChar* cc, void* p, SizeT size );
extern HChar* VG_(strdup) ( const HChar* cc, const HChar* s );
// Returns the usable size of a heap-block. It's the asked-for size plus
// possibly some more due to rounding up.
extern SizeT VG_(malloc_usable_size)( void* p );
// TODO: move somewhere else
// Call here to bomb the system when out of memory (mmap anon fails)
extern void VG_(out_of_memory_NORETURN) ( const HChar* who, SizeT szB );
// VG_(perm_malloc) is for allocating small blocks which are
// never released. The overhead for such blocks is minimal.
// VG_(perm_malloc) returns memory which is (at least) aligned
// on a multiple of align.
// Use the macro vg_alignof (type) to get a safe alignment for a type.
// No other function can be used on these permanently allocated blocks.
// In particular, do *not* call VG_(free) or VG_(malloc_usable_size)
// or VG_(realloc).
// Technically, these blocks will be returned from big superblocks
// only containing such permanently allocated blocks.
// Note that there is no cc cost centre : all such blocks will be
// regrouped under the "perm_alloc" cost centre.
extern void* VG_(perm_malloc) ( SizeT nbytes, Int align );
/*--- end ---*/