libjava test suite keeps getting stuck

Joe Buck
Fri Apr 20 10:53:00 GMT 2001

> It turns out there is very little C++ usage of new/delete in libjava.
> It is trivial to replace these with malloc/free (patch below).

This patch changes the behavior.  new throws an exception on allocation
failure; malloc returns a null pointer.  Of course, you could fix your
patch to throw the exception, or handle the error in some other way.

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