valloc - aligned memory allocation function
The valloc() function is obsoleted by the current version of
which aligns page-sized and larger allocations.
The valloc() function allocates size bytes aligned on a page
It is implemented by calling malloc(3) with a slightly larger request,
saving the true beginning of the block allocated, and returning a properly
The valloc() function returns a pointer to the allocated
space if successful;
otherwise a null pointer is returned.
The valloc() function appeared in 3.0BSD.
A vfree() function has not been implemented.
OpenBSD 3.6 June 4, 1993
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