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Re: 64-bit lossage

From: Ken Raeburn
Subject: Re: 64-bit lossage
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 14:52:14 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.3.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Dave Love <address@hidden> writes:
> You lose when USE_MMAP_FOR_BUFFERS is defined on 64-bit targets.  [For
> some reason, this isn't defined on Solaris, 32- or 64-bit, which I
> think means you can't reclaim the memory used by deleted buffer.]  I
> assume there is some type error introduced since 21.2, which works.
> Could someone have a look at that code?  I worked on the mmap stuff
> originally, but I don't remember much about it, and it's all changed
> since then.

Is the patch I checked in on Sunday enough to fix it?

> I still think the special-purpose mmap-ism should die in favour of
> using dlmalloc on non-GNU systems instead of the currently-provided
> gmalloc.  As far as I remember, the only objection was that it might
> not be as portable; I haven't seen any evidence for that, and it is
> claimed to be `among the most portable' mallocs.


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