Subject: Re: HEADS-UP: top down vm available for use on i386 platform, for development on others
To: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/21/2003 09:59:23
>>where  is the area reserved for heap growth and  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, , 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...
yup. i expect most platforms can find some benefit from this.
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