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SPI_palloc

Name

SPI_palloc -- allocate memory in the upper executor context

Synopsis

void * SPI_palloc(Size size)

Description

SPI_palloc allocates memory in the upper executor context.

Arguments

Size size

size in bytes of storage to allocate

Return Value

pointer to new storage space of the specified size