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Re: PATCH: Add tst-mallocalign1
On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 11:28 AM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 8:11 AM, Carlos O'Donell
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 10:39 AM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> This patch adds tst-mallocalign1 to test malloc alignment. ?Tested on
>>> Linux/x86-64. ?OK to install?
>>> ? ? ? ?* sysdeps/x86_64/Makefile (tests): Add tst-mallocalign1.
>>> ? ? ? ?* sysdeps/x86_64/tst-mallocalign1.c: New file.
>> This looks good to me.
OK to checkin if you adjust the testcase to use test-skeleton.c.
>> I trust you know the psABI requirement, so I didn't double check that.
>> I figure that if malloc/malloc.c (MALLOC_ALIGNMENT) changes to be
>> below the requirement that this test would trigger a regression?
>> At present we have ((2 * sizeof(size_t)) - 1) which should be (16 - 1)
>> and meet the required minimum.
>> Does that make sense?
> Since size_t is 4 bytes and malloc alignment is 16 for x32, this test
> is to make sure that we get it right for x32.
Won't this mean that MALLOC_ALIGNMENT on x32 is 8 instead of 16 or did
I miss a patch where x32 defines MALLOC_ALIGNMENT to something else or
Ah! I see the patch "PATCH: Define MALLOC_ALIGNMENT as 16 for x32",
and I see Roland is already reviewing it.