VENTI-MEM(3)                                         VENTI-MEM(3)

     NAME
          vtbrk, vtmalloc, vtmallocz, vtrealloc, vtstrdup, vtfree -
          error-checking memory allocators

     SYNOPSIS
          #include <u.h>
          #include <libc.h>
          #include <venti.h>

          void* vtbrk(int size)

          void* vtmalloc(int size)

          void* vtmallocz(int size)

          void* vtrealloc(void *ptr, int size)

          char* vtstrdup(char *s)

          void  vtfree(void *ptr)

     DESCRIPTION
          These routines allocate and free memory.  On failure, they
          print an error message and call sysfatal(3). They do not
          return.

          Vtbrk returns a pointer to a new, permanently allocated
          block of at least size bytes.

          Vtmalloc, vtrealloc, and vtstrdup are like malloc, realloc,
          and strdup, but, as noted above, do not return on error.
          Vtmallocz is like vtmalloc but zeros the block before
          returning it.  Memory allocated with all four should be
          freed with vtfree when no longer needed.

     SOURCE
          /src/libventi

     SEE ALSO
          venti(3)