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Re: malloc_stats(3) man page for review
On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 9:13 AM, KOSAKI Motohiro
>> .B void malloc_stats(void);
>> .SH DESCRIPTION
>> .BR malloc_stats ()
>> function prints (on standard error) statistics about memory allocated by
>> .BR malloc (3)
>> and related functions.
>> For each arena (allocation area), this function prints
>> the total amount of memory allocated by means other than
>> .BR mmap (2)
> If I understand correctly, A chunk that allocated by mmap (i.e.
> IS_MMAPD marked one)
> doesn't belong to arena. iow, chunk_for_arena() don't work for mmaped
> chunk. then,
> For each arena (allocation area), this function prints
> the total amount of memory.
> is enough.
Thanks Motohiro. As far as I can see you are correct. I'll make that change.
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