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Re: Intermittent cygwin heap allocation problem
On Jan 18 11:57, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 1.5.19 may have aggravated this problem since Corinna's changes to mmap
> now use VirtualAlloc'ed space for privately mmapped areas. For some
> inexplicable reason, this causes more of this type of collision. I
> would swear that once a program uses a memory area in a parent, windows
> is much more likely to use that memory for system-like things in the
> "forked/execed" child.
Maybe we should use mmap from malloc only for bigger areas again. Not
that I like the idea, but if it helps to lower the collisions...
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