[U-Boot-Users] what is wrong when calloc return bogus?

Woodruff, Richard r-woodruff2 at ti.com
Fri Aug 15 21:58:25 CEST 2003

This has come up a couple times recently. I'll agree that from a consistency
standpoint it would be nice if this were same for all architectures, and it
will probably end up this way, but is it really "broken", what is not
currently functioning, other than a proper mapping from the documentation to


Richard W. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wolfgang Denk [mailto:wd at denx.de] 
> Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 2:51 PM
> To: Woodruff, Richard
> Cc: 'Holger Schurig'; u-boot-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [U-Boot-Users] what is wrong when calloc return bogus? 
> In message 
>> If the PXA is broken, then it should be fixed, but NOT by  
> making  it like  the  other  ARM boards which are (IMHO) 
> broken by design. [It's just that we didn't have enough free 
> resources (or volunteers???)  to fix the ARM memory layout.]
> ARM still suffers from the many things ARMBoot did differently.
> Best regards,
> Wolfgang Denk
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