malloc.h obsolete...

Igor Sysoev is at
Sat Dec 29 21:39:21 MSK 2007

On Sat, Dec 29, 2007 at 11:05:56AM -0700, Darrin Chandler wrote:

> I have a question regarding this warning message (which is repeated many
> times):
> In file included from src/os/unix/ngx_posix_config.h:74,
>                  from src/core/ngx_config.h:37,
>                  from src/core/nginx.c:7:
> /usr/include/malloc.h:4:2: warning: #warning "<malloc.h> is obsolete, use <stdlib.h>"
> stdlib.h seems to be assumed always, and malloc.h hasn't been needed for
> some time. Do some of the supported systems still use malloc.h instead
> of stdlib.h for this stuff? Or can the malloc.h detection simply be
> removed from auto/headers, ngx_posix_config.h, et al?

What OS ?
malloc.h is required for memalign(), however, now memalign() is not used in

Igor Sysoev

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