Subject: Re: HEADS-UP: top down vm available for use on i386 platform, for development on others
To: None <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/21/2003 11:48:32
In article <> you write:
>where [1] is the area reserved for heap growth and [2] is the area
>reserved for mmap()ed allocations.  now it looks like this:
>and as you can plainly, see, there is only one area now, [3], into
>which either of them can grow.  this means (or will mean, ultimately),
>that your heap can grow larger, or you can mmap() larger objects.

Hurrah!  This is excellent news for ports with small amounts of VM, like
acorn26.  I really must get around to swapping desks so I've got room to get
an acorn26 machine running again...

Ben Harris                                                   <>
Portmaster, NetBSD/acorn26           <URL:>