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Looking for C++ function to inform if memory has been allocated.

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I'm trying to find a MFC or C++ function to tell me wether heap memory at a given address has been allocated or is in use.  Assuming there is such a function, what is it?  Thanks...
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What are you trying to do?  There is AfxIsMemoryBlock and AfxIsValidPointer.  Also there is also _CrtCheckMemory, and a few other _Crt functions.  I don't think this directly solves your problem, but maybe a step in the right direction.

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Thanks...  AfxIsMemoryBlock() is what I was looking for.  I'm writing a test tool for work using a linked list and my algorithm needs that function to determine if I need to allocate memory or not when the user is incrementing through the list.
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