Subject: Re: X server as a Unix system process
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/15/1997 11:38:58
> > > > 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.
Ahh, true. "You learn something new every day." (I just hope i don't
forget two... 8-)