CoGetMalloc

Windows CE .NET

This function retrieves a pointer to the default OLE task memory allocator (which supports the system implementation of the IMalloc interface) so applications can call its methods to manage memory.

HRESULT CoGetMalloc(
  DWORD dwMemContext,
  LPMALLOC* ppMalloc 
);

Parameters

dwMemContext
[in] Reserved; value must be 1.
ppMalloc
[out] Address of IMalloc* pointer variable that receives the interface pointer to the memory allocator.

Return Values

This function supports the standard return values E_INVALIDARG and E_OUTOFMEMORY, as well as the following:

S_OK
Indicates the allocator was retrieved successfully.

Remarks

The pointer to the IMalloc interface pointer received through the ppMalloc parameter cannot be used from a remote process each process must have its own allocator.

To determine whether the platform supports this function, see Determining Supported COM APIs.

Requirements

OS Versions: Windows CE 3.0 and later.
Header: Objbase.h.
Link Library: Ole32.lib.

See Also

CoTaskMemAlloc


Last updated on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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