SHAlloc function

[This function is available through Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Windows Server 2003. It might be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of Windows. Use CoTaskMemAlloc instead.]

Allocates memory from the Shell's heap.

Syntax

void * SHAlloc(
  SIZE_T cb
);

Parameters

cb

Type: SIZE_T

The number of bytes of memory to allocate.

Return Value

Type: LPVOID

A pointer to the allocated memory.

Remarks

You can free this memory by calling SHFree.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlobj_core.h (include Shlobj.h)
Library Shell32.lib
DLL Shell32.dll (version 5.0 or later)