[alsa-devel] snd_pcm_info_alloca ( ptr) allocate an INVALID snd_pcm_info_t

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Mon Jul 6 15:52:51 CEST 2009

Guilherme Longo wrote:
> Mates, I was looking for a reasonable explanation on why the functions 
> *_alloca as snd_pcm_info_alloca allocates an INVALID snd_pcm_info_t??

"Invalid" just means that the thing does not yet contain valid data.
It would have been better to describe it as empty.

Best regards,

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