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Question: Difference between calloc and malloc in data structures?

Answer: malloc: allocate n bytes
calloc: allocate m times n bytes initialized to 0

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Question: Difference between calloc and malloc in data structures?

malloc: allocate n bytes
calloc: allocate m times n bytes initialized to 0 Source:

malloc: allocate n bytes
calloc: allocate m times n bytes initialized to 0


Answered by: sssssssddddd | Date: 10/12/2009 | Contact sssssssddddd Contact sssssssddddd

malloc:::puts garbage values after allocation

calloc::puts zero in them Source:

Answered by: vigneshk.cit | Date: 6/20/2010 | Contact vigneshk.cit Contact vigneshk.cit

malloc : Allocate one block of memory of size n byte at a time.

calloc : Allocate m blocks of memory of size n bytes at a time.

malloc : Initialized by garbage value.

calloc : Initialized by 0. Source:

Answered by: Wasim | Date: 6/22/2010 | Contact Wasim Contact Wasim

malloc fn: reserves a block of memory of specifeid size and returns a pointer of type void

calloc fn: allocates multiple blocks of storage, each of same size and then sets all bytes to zero Source:

Answered by: gowri shankar | Date: 8/11/2010 | Contact gowri shankar Contact gowri shankar

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