Can i use malloc() ?

I used malloc() in one of my programs. I am getting SIGABRT which usually occurs due to error in memory allocation. So how to overcome this?

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Pritish Thumbs up for the question! I also have the same doubt!

There might be a bug in your handling of the pointers.

Hi Pritish! Most probably, you haven’t done the allocation correctly. Like for example, if you want to allocate memory to a data of type long long then you need to write y=(long long *)malloc(sizeof(long long)), which usually people mistake up with y=(int *)malloc(sizeof(long long)) or y=(long long *)malloc(sizeof(int)).

If there’s some other issue,please comment!