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valloc

Syntax

 
#include <stdlib.h>

void *valloc(size_t size);

Description

This function is just like malloc (see section malloc) except the returned pointer is a multiple of the CPU page size which is 4096 bytes.

Return Value

A pointer to a newly allocated block of memory.

Portability

ANSI/ISO C No
POSIX No

Example

 
char *page = valloc(getpagesize());

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