AIX malloc(0) is null

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed May 8 00:46:02 CEST 2002

On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 04:35:11PM -0500, B. Galliart wrote:
> How many people believe in testing if their computer is out of memory by
> requesting the allocation of *0* bytes?
> So, what is wrong with the following picture:
>   gpg: out of  memory while allocating 0 bytes

Fixed in 1.0.8.  See
for temporary patch.


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