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Re: improving malloc
On Sat, Jan 05, 2013 at 04:13:34PM +0000, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Jan 2013, OndÅ~Yej BÃlka wrote:
> > If we relax alignment guarante we can reduce memory consumption more
> > by returning 8byte requests aligned only to 8 bytes.
> All allocations are required by ISO C to be sufficiently aligned for any
> standard type, including types larger than the size of the allocation (see
> C90 DR#075).
posix_memalign is not required by ISO C. One possibility is use use it
as way to get less another data. Second is not support it and update manpage
that posix_memalign is 16byte aligned not just 8.
> Joseph S. Myers
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