Robert Collins
Tue Apr 2 04:53:00 GMT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Earnie Boyd [] 
> Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 10:44 PM
> To: Earnie Boyd
> Subject: newlib/libc/stdlib/mallocr.c
> In my modifying Cygwin source for MSYS I began having issues 
> with malloc and the offending pieces being within this 
> source.  I noticed that the HAVE_MMAP macro was set to 0 by 
> default instead of 1 by default as Dave's documentation says 
> that it does.  Modifying the macro value to 1 caused all of 
> the problems I was experiencing to disappear.
> Do other Cygwin developers see benefit for a patch to newlib?
> Should I create a newlib patch regardless of the benefit to Cygwin?

FWIW, I've had trouble with HAVE_MMAP on in dlmalloc :[. Some systems
seem to allocate memory differently than the HAVE_MMAP code on win32


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