Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: malloc in plugins
Re: malloc in plugins
From: Hardeep Sidhu <hardeeps_at_pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 17:02:30 -0800
> At 22:37 08/01/04, you wrote:
>> BlueChip wrote:
>> > HEEEEEELP
>> > I have been stumped by malloc! I need/want to use malloc/free in a
>> We have no heap, and thus no malloc.
>> You are of course free to implement dynamic allocation of the plugin
>> buffer if you simply want to juggle a lot of memory buffers. However
>> I still recommend to always use static allocation and thus always run
>> the worst case.
> I'll take your advice and just put a finite limit on my array ...32K -
> my_plugin should be sufficient :) ...dynamic plugin buffer sounds
> like a lot of work for one plugin! ;)
BTW, you can get the remaining buffer space not being used by your
plugin by calling plugin_get_buffer().
Received on 2004-01-09