[PATCH] malloc on top to consider already available memory

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Wed Feb 17 16:48:00 GMT 2016

On Feb 16 10:23, Freddie Chopin wrote:
> On pon, 2016-02-15 at 17:23 +0100, Petter Österlund wrote:
> > An alternative to my patch would be to consider the 2.7.0 or even
> > other more recent versions - but that would be include quite much
> > more
> > changes.
> Actually I was thinking about that recently - would it be possible (and
> desirable) to update dlmalloc in newlib to the most recent version?
> Possibly with as little changes to the original as possible, to make
> future updates easier?

This is probably the way to go.  For small targets we have nano-malloc,
for not so space constraint systems an update to the latest dlmalloc
(jemalloc/ptmalloc3?) might be helpful.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
Red Hat
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