Subject: Re: Another ELF issue
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Richard Earnshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/13/2002 17:19:53
> > Does our Malloc do this?
> Well, mallocs on the Alpha are certainly suitably aligned, so it's
> possible, at least :-)
The reason I asked is that some Mallocs use a union with a type that
requires maximum alignment (eg double). That won't work here, since no
type on the ARM requires that by default -- it's just that we can generate
more efficient code in some cases if we know that they are more aligned
> The minimum allocation size is currently 16 bytes, and it appears to
> be a power-of-two allocator, so I think we're okay.