How to make sure no Dynamic Memory is used in embedded applications @McuOnEclipse
In many embedded applications, it is mandatory that memory allocation is static and not dynamic. Means that no calls to things like malloc() or free() shall be used in the application, because they might fail at runtime (out of memory, heap fragmentation).
But when linking with 3rd party libraries or even with the C/C++ standard libraries, how to ensure no dynamic memory is used? The problem can occur as well for C++ objects, or a simple call to printf() which internally requires some dynamic memory allocated.
MCU on Eclipse looks at the issue and provides solutions
Dynamic memory allocation and usage is not desired in many applications. To prevent usage of malloc() and free(), it is best to remove any heap definition in the linker file, to cause a linker error. Then the GNU linker cross reference table or the image information can be very useful.
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