troubleshooting Question

Dynamic allocation of Strings in C++ struct

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Hi,

I have a structure like the one below with a C++ string member. I need to dynamically allocate the structure and the name field. What's the right way to allocate/free memory for the myName member?

thanks!
typedef struct Students
	{
 
		std::string myName;
 
	}STStudents *pSTStudents;
 
 
	pStudents = (pSTudents)malloc(sizeof(STStudents));
 
	if(!pStudents)
 
	{
		printf("Error allocating memory for pStudents\n");
 
	}
 
	memset(pStudents,0,sizeof(STStudents));
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