[Win32utils-devel] win32-file: nread and nwrite

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Wed Nov 17 10:34:06 EST 2004


<snip>
> That is due to a common pitfall of malloc :)
> 
> Insert
>    memset(lpBuffer,0x00,dwBytesToRead+1);
> after
>    lpBuffer = (char*)malloc(dwBytesToRead+1);
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Park Heesob

Thanks.  Seems a strange thing to have to do.  I understand what memset
does, but I'm not entirely clear why I need it with malloc.  I'll read
up on it some more.

Dan



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