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Changes the size of a memory block that was allocated with _aligned_malloc or _aligned_offset_malloc and initializes the memory to 0 (debug version only).

void * _aligned_recalloc_dbg(  
   void * memblock,   
   size_t num,  
   size_t size,   
   size_t alignment,  
   const char *filename,  
   int linenumber  


[in] memblock
The current memory block pointer.

[in] num
The number of elements.

[in] size
The size in bytes of each element.

[in] alignment
The alignment value, which must be an integer power of 2.

[in] filename
Pointer to name of the source file that requested allocation operation or NULL.

[in] linenumber
Line number in the source file where allocation operation was requested or NULL.

_aligned_recalloc_dbg returns a void pointer to the reallocated (and possibly moved) memory block. The return value is NULL if the size is zero and the buffer argument is not NULL, or if there is not enough available memory to expand the block to the given size. In the first case, the original block is freed. In the second case, the original block is unchanged. The return value points to a storage space that is guaranteed to be suitably aligned for storage of any type of object. To get a pointer to a type other than void, use a type cast on the return value.

It is an error to reallocate memory and change the alignment of a block.

_aligned_recalloc_dbg is a debug version of the _aligned_recalloc function. When _DEBUG is not defined, each call to _aligned_recalloc_dbg is reduced to a call to _aligned_recalloc. Both _aligned_recalloc and _aligned_recalloc_dbg reallocate a memory block in the base heap, but _aligned_recalloc_dbg accommodates several debugging features: buffers on either side of the user portion of the block to test for leaks, a block type parameter to track specific allocation types, and filename/linenumber information to determine the origin of allocation requests.

_aligned_recalloc_dbg reallocates the specified memory block with slightly more space than the requested size (num * size) which might be greater or less than the size of the originally allocated memory block. The additional space is used by the debug heap manager to link the debug memory blocks and to provide the application with debug header information and overwrite buffers. The reallocation might result in moving the original memory block to a different location in the heap, as well as changing the size of the memory block. The user portion of the block is filled with the value 0xCD and the overwrite buffers are filled with 0xFD.

_aligned_recalloc_dbg sets errno to ENOMEM if a memory allocation fails; EINVAL is returned if the amount of memory needed (including the overhead mentioned previously) exceeds _HEAP_MAXREQ. For information about this and other error codes, see errno, _doserrno, _sys_errlist, and _sys_nerr.

Also, _aligned_recalloc_dbg validates its parameters. If alignment is not a power of 2, this function invokes the invalid parameter handler, as described in Parameter Validation. If execution is allowed to continue, this function returns NULL and sets errno to EINVAL.

For information about how memory blocks are allocated, initialized, and managed in the debug version of the base heap, see CRT Debug Heap Details. For information about the allocation block types and how they are used, see Types of blocks on the debug heap. For information about the differences between calling a standard heap function and its debug version in a debug build of an application, see Debug Versions of Heap Allocation Functions.

RoutineRequired header

For more compatibility information, see Compatibility in the Introduction.

Debug versions of C run-time libraries only.

Not applicable. To call the standard C function, use PInvoke. For more information, see Platform Invoke Examples.

Debug Routines