itoa'd you so?

Levi Pearson levi at
Wed Sep 19 16:27:15 MDT 2007

"Bryan Sant" <bryan.sant at> writes:
> You're exactly right.  That's why itoa in the C standard lib has you
> pass your own char[] into them.  They're expecting the caller to
> allocate and babysit the buffer.
> Oh the joys of life with manual memory management :-).

As Michael said, itoa is not in the real C standard library, though
some implementations do package a version of itoa in with the standard
C library functions.  Thus the premise behind this whole exercise. :)


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