[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] i965: Use new/delete instead of realloc() in brw_ir_allocator.h

Matt Turner mattst88 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 09:02:45 PST 2015

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 6:37 AM, Juha-Pekka Heikkila
<juhapekka.heikkila at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is no error path available thus instead of giving
> realloc possibility to fail use new which will never
> return null pointer and throws bad_alloc on failure.

The problem was that we weren't checking if realloc failed.

Why is the solution to change from malloc/free to new/delete?

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