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Re: GNU attributes

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: GNU attributes
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 11:47:39 -0500 (EST)

Derek Robert Price writes:
> Anyone know whether a function that allocates memory can be considered 
> "pure", in the GNU attribute sense of the term?

Maybe, it depends on what it does with the allocated memory.  If
allocating memory is a key part of what it does, then almost certainly
not, but if it's just an ancillary part of the process, then maybe.  If
you have a specific example, I can give you a definite answer.

-Larry Jones

I must have been delirious from having so much fun. -- Calvin

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