[Oberon] Memory allocation

Bob Walkden bob at web-options.com
Sun Jan 16 00:41:36 CET 2011

> Suppose I want to make a database manager like dBase.
> Then I would need to be able to allocate random amounts of memory and I
> would need pointers that can be incremented and decremented.

why do you think you would need that?


> AFAIK I cannot allocate random amounts of memory in Oberon. And pointer
> arithmatic is also a definite nono.
> Does this mean that a program like dBase is not feasible in Oberon?
> Without having to revert to silly methods like fixed record sizes.
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