mlocking dynamic variables

Daniel Jacobowitz
Thu Jul 19 14:19:00 GMT 2007

On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 12:20:10AM -0300, Tiago Vignatti wrote:
> More specific, I want to put (or allocate) in a separate section some dynamic 
> variables (which lives on the heap) to so then mlock() this on the physical 
> memory. Any hint? A linker script does this easily?
> Could you, linker scripts experts, tell how to do this?

No, you can not do anything like this using a linker script.  You
have to do it in the compiler or in your application by playing with
alternate allocators and alternate stacks.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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