Re: [dwm] [PATCH] An experiment with X resources

From: Chris Webb <>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 20:22:53 +0100

Jukka Salmi <> writes:

> Hmm, why using the ternary operator? Are there systems where
> `realloc(NULL, size)' does not behave identically to `malloc(size)'?

I remember some old unix systems that segfault if you pass realloc a null
pointer! I haven't seen anything like that for a long time, though, and I
think ISO C now specifies that realloc(NULL, size) is the same as
malloc(size), so I was probably just being over-paranoid.


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