Limit on memory allocation?
Mon Jan 15 12:26:00 GMT 2001
that's an old reply of mine, but not the most detailed 8-)
I wonder why http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin searching
for heap_chunk only finds this and 3 other, but not DJ's
which is much more useful?
Bye, Heribert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2001 23:33
> To: Richard Stanton; Cygwin
> Subject: Re: Limit on memory allocation?
> At 02:55 PM 1/13/2001, Richard Stanton wrote:
> >Does cygwin/gcc have a limit on how much memory it can allocate under
> >In particular, from my testing it seems that if the total amount of
> memory I
> >allocate in my C program using malloc calls exceeds the total amount of
> >PHYSICAL memory on my system (128MB), the allocation fails, even though I
> >asked Win2k to set up a 1GB paging file on my hard drive. Is there any
> >to avoid this restriction, and have malloc take the virtual memory into
> >Richard Stanton
> I know there's better information about this in the mail archives but this
> was all I could come up with quickly. This should get you on the right
> path though...
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