A convenience macro to allocate a block of memory from the slice allocator.
) and casts the
returned pointer to a pointer of the given type, avoiding a type
cast in the source code.
This can never return
NULL as the minimum allocation size from
) is 1 byte.
Since GLib 2.76 this always uses the system
malloc() implementation internally.
Available since: 2.10
This function is not directly available to language bindings.