Function

GLibmalloc0_n

Declaration

gpointer
g_malloc0_n (
  gsize n_blocks,
  gsize n_block_bytes
)

Description

This function is similar to g_malloc0(), allocating (n_blocks * n_block_bytes) bytes, but care is taken to detect possible overflow during multiplication.

If the allocation fails (because the system is out of memory), the program is terminated.

Available since:2.24

Parameters

n_blocks

Type: gsize

The number of blocks to allocate.

n_block_bytes

Type: gsize

The size of each block in bytes.

Return value

Type: gpointer

A pointer to the allocated memory.

The data is owned by the called function.
The return value can be NULL.