Subject: Re: sbrk() semantics ....
To: Wolfgang Solfrank <email@example.com>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 03/11/1995 20:58:34
> > They could go away, and are only used for historical compatibility.
> Of course, currently they cannot go away.
"could" != "can". 8-)
> At least not until someone has
> reimplemented malloc in terms of some other system call, e.g. mmap.
right. but i can think of very few reasons why "application software"
(i.e. anything that's not a system library or the kernel) would need
to know about them...