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Program Listing

#define DEBUG

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <assert.h>

void* alloc_mem(size_t size, const char *file, unsigned line)
     assert(size > 0);
     assert(file != NULL);

     void* res = malloc(size);
     if (res == NULL)
         fprintf(stderr, "malloc failed at %s(%u)\n",file, line);
     else {
         fprintf(stderr, "alloc\t%u\t%u\t%s\t%u\n", (unsigned int)res,
size,file, line);
         memset(res, 0xCC, size);

     return res;

void free_mem(void *p, const char *file, unsigned line)
     assert(p != NULL);
     fprintf(stderr, "free\t%u\t?\t%s\t%u\n", (unsigned int)p, file, line);

#ifdef DEBUG
#define malloc(size)    alloc_mem(size, __FILE__, __LINE__)
#define free(p)         free_mem(p, __FILE__, __LINE__);

int f()
     int *num = malloc(sizeof(int *));

     return *num;

int main()
     int *ip = malloc(sizeof(int *));
     if (ip != NULL)
         *ip = 11;
         printf("*ip = %d\n", *ip);
     printf("Num = %d\n", f());
     return EXIT_SUCCESS;

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