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+/* Report a memory allocation failure and exit.
+
+ Copyright (C) 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 Free
+ Software Foundation, Inc.
+
+ This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+ it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+ the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
+ any later version.
+
+ This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+ but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+ MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
+ GNU General Public License for more details.
+
+ You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+ along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+ Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA. */
+
+#if HAVE_CONFIG_H
+# include <config.h>
+#endif
+
+#include "xalloc.h"
+
+#include <stdlib.h>
+
+#include "error.h"
+#include "exitfail.h"
+
+#include "gettext.h"
+#define _(msgid) gettext (msgid)
+#define N_(msgid) msgid
+
+void
+xalloc_die (void)
+{
+ error (exit_failure, 0, "%s", _("memory exhausted"));
+
+ /* The `noreturn' cannot be given to error, since it may return if
+ its first argument is 0. To help compilers understand the
+ xalloc_die does not return, call abort. Also, the abort is a
+ safety feature if exit_failure is 0 (which shouldn't happen). */
+ abort ();
+}