Subject: Re: X server as a Unix system process
To: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 07/15/1997 11:19:23
> From: "Chris G. Demetriou" <email@example.com>
> Date: Tue, 15 Jul 97 11:01:38 -0700
> On Tue, 15 Jul 1997 16:52:15 +0300
> Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > BTW, does our libc use mmap() and munmap() when malloc() is called?
> > > Or is it the X server which calls these routines?
> > The X server; our malloc() doesn't use mmap(2).
> The X server is linked with GNU malloc.
nm says that gnu malloc uses sbrk(), not mmap(). The mmap() calls
must be from the X server itself, or some other library.