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Re: emacs and large-address awareness under recent snapshots
On Aug 9 22:33, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 8/9/2011 2:21 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> BTW, I don't necessarily have to use the malloc that comes with
> emacs. I just verified that I can build emacs so that it uses
> Cygwin's malloc. I haven't done any testing yet to make sure there
> are no glitches, but I think it will be OK. Assuming this is the
> case, does that simplify dealing with a heap that has two
> non-contiguous pieces?
I guess so. Cygwin's malloc obviously uses Cygwin's heap or mmap to get
memory. If it works, I don't see a reason to stick to emacs' own malloc
implementation. Is emacs always using it's own malloc by default, or
is it using it's own malloc only on certain platforms?
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