Subject: Re: sys_sbrk()? sys_sstk()?
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/14/2001 19:32:18 writes:
> We seem to have sys_sbrk() and sys_sstk() that don't seem to do
> anything.  Why are we keeping them?

Ah, a fascinating topic! Have a look some time at the several PRs I
filed on the topic of the entire brk system. There are a number of
oddities there, none of which have a solid explanation.

All that said, someday we should make brk/sbrk merely a front end for

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.