Provides methods that allow the common language runtime (CLR) to request fine-grained allocations from the heap through the host.
|Alloc Method||Requests that the host allocate the requested amount of memory from the heap.|
|DebugAlloc Method||Requests that the host allocate the requested amount of memory from the heap, and additionally track where the memory was allocated.|
|Free Method||Frees memory that was allocated by using the
The CLR gets an interface pointer to an
IHostMalloc instance by calling the IHostMemoryManager::CreateMalloc method.
Platforms: See System Requirements.
Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll
.NET Framework Versions: Available since 2.0