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Re: How to let the Cygwin to use all memory in my computer?

Hi Fengchao,

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 8:22 AM, Fengchao <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that Cygwin can't use all memory in my computer that has 32G
> available. It can only use little memory and throw a memory leak error. I
> wonder if there is a way to let the Cygwin access all my computer's memory?
> By the way, my OS: windows 7 64 bit.

Even if your OS is 64 bit, Cygwin itself is currently 32-bit and so
all Cygwin programs are limited to 4GB of address space, half of which
is normally used by the system so only 2GB is available to the program
itself (may be increased to 3GB).

64-bit Cygwin is under development:

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