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NAME

       autallocblock - memory allocator

SYNOPSYS

       #include "aut101.h"
       char *autallocblock( Size )
          unsigned int Size;

PARAMETERS

       Size                Number of memory bytes to be contiguously allocated

       DESCRIPTION
              autallocblock  returns  a  block  of Size bytes length.  The memory block is set to
              zero.

RETURN VALUE

       autallocblock returns a pointer to a Size bytes long block.

ERRORS

       "autalloc: alloc error, can't continue !"
              System break can't be moved anymore, no more  memory  can  be  retrieved  from  the
              system.

EXAMPLE

       #include "aut101.h"
       char ∗dup_str(s)
         char  s;
       {
         char ∗t = (char ∗)autalocblock(strlen(s) + (unsigned int)1);
         strcpy(t, s); return t;
       }

SEE ALSO

       aut(1), autresizeblock(3), autallocheap(3), autfreeblock(3), autfreeheap(3).