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Re: Re: [f-cpu] optional SRB

>De: Michael Riepe
>On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 02:52:01AM +0100, Yann Guidon wrote:
>> PS : i recently attended a conference about GNU/Hurd and i have
>> seen some Hurd sourcec code. It's very far from POSIX but
>> one of the most crazy things i've seen is ... mmap() used for doing
>> a malloc() .....
>Huh? Linux (glibc) does that all the time (and has been doing it for
>many years), if the requested size is big enough.

O gawd ....
Then how do they manage the situations where there is a lot
of fragmentation, or when "garbage collection" must be done ?...

> Michael "Tired" Riepe
YG (back from Mars)

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