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Re: max memory
On Mon, 24 Jan 2011, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 08:11:52PM -0800, Linda Walsh wrote:
> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> Cygwin only uses as much memory as the OS gives it. It can't
> >> use a full 2048MB for the heap.
> >Using the /LARGEADDRESSAWARE flag would allow cygwin to access
> >up to a full 4GB of memory under Win7-64.
> >Wouldn't that give enough to Cygwin to allow it to give more to the
It does give Cygwin more to work with, and it is Cygwin compatible. But
obviously the heap is still limited by many other address space mappings
(especially DLLs), so getting a full 2 or 4 Gb is not usually possible.
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