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Re: memory allocation in postgres

From: Kjetil Haaland <kjetil(dot)haaland(at)student(dot)uib(dot)no>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: memory allocation in postgres
Date: 2004-11-24 09:05:47
Message-ID: 200411241005.48168.kjetil.haaland@student.uib.no (view raw or flat)
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On Monday 22 November 2004 22:53, Kjetil Haaland wrote:
> No and yes, in the first function i wanted it to last, but in the next i
> want it to go away, so my question is how do i free the memory, so that
> next time i call the function in the same session the pointer that points
> to the char value, points to a null value or nothing?

Hi again

Does anyone now how i do this? I have tried to use pfree(pointer) but i 
doesn't seem to do anything. I print out whats in the pointer before i use 
pfree and after i use it and it is the same. Am i using the wrong method or 
is there any other way to do this?

thanks

-Kjetil

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