IHostMalloc Interface

Provides methods that allow the common language runtime (CLR) to request fine-grained allocations from the heap through the host.

Methods

Method Description
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 Alloc method.

Remarks

The CLR gets an interface pointer to an IHostMalloc instance by calling the IHostMemoryManager::CreateMalloc method.

Requirements

Platforms: See System Requirements.

Header: MSCorEE.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: Available since 2.0

See Also

IHostMemoryManager Interface
Hosting Interfaces