[Mono-list] Managed equivalent of memset?
robertj at gmx.net
Tue Feb 20 08:55:20 EST 2007
Frederik Carlier wrote:
> As a quick introduction, I'm trying to convert a C++.NET wrapper around
> HTML Tidy to C#, because of the lack of a C++.NET compiler for Linux.
> I'm by no means an expert in unmanaged code, but things are going well.
> I am, however, hitting a problem with a struct. The C++ code that
> initializes the struct reads as follows:
> m_errbuf = new TidyBuffer;
> Re-creating the struct and calling tidySetErrorBuffer is easy enough,
> but what is the managed equivalent of memset? If I just 'omit' the
> memset line, I get the following failed assertion:
Zeroing memory is usually not necessary because structs allocated
by C# are initialized with zero.
> mono: src/buffio.c:184: tidyBufPutByte: Assertion `buf != ((void *)0)'
Assertion `buf != ((void *)0)' means that the unmanaged library
is expecting something != 0 but it got a 0, so your problem is
most likely not related to memset. Please post some code.
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