4.8.9. __Heap_Realloc()

Adjusts the size of an already allocated block.

Syntax

void __Heap_Realloc(struct __Heap_Descriptor* h, void* _blk, size_t size);

Implementation

This is called from realloc().It is never passed trivial cases such as blk equal to NULL or size equal to zero. It adjusts the size of the allocated block blk to become size. The reallocation might involve moving the block, copying as much of the data as is common to the old and new sizes, and returning the new address. The default implementation of this function maintains 8-byte alignment of heap block. If you reimplement this function it is recommended that you maintain 8-byte alignment.

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