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xmalloc => pg_malloc

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: xmalloc => pg_malloc
Date: 2012-10-02 16:02:13
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While looking around to fix the pg_malloc(0) issue, I noticed that
various other pieces of code such as pg_basebackup have essentially
identical functions, except they're called xmalloc().  I propose to
standardize all these things on this set of names:

	pg_malloc0	(for malloc-and-zero behavior)
	pg_calloc	(randomly different API for pg_malloc0)

Any objections?

			regards, tom lane


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