malloc-struct ( class -- struct )
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Vocabulary
classes.struct

Inputs and outputs
classa class
structa struct


Word description
Allocates unmanaged C heap memory for a new struct of the specified class. The new struct's slots are initialized to their initial values. The struct should be freed when it is no longer needed.

See also
<struct>, <struct-boa>, memory>struct

Definition