Subject: Re: uvm_map_findspace alignment fallback
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Andrey Petrov <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/07/2003 22:52:09
On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 04:36:34AM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> for a request with an alignment requirement, uvm_map_findspace
> tries aligned addresses first and then siliently fall back to
> non-aligned addresses.

Could you give more details on goals and reasons of this
change. What's an advantage? Why it's needed?

> it might be bad for callers assuming returned addresses are
> properly aligned.  (e.g. libpthread.)

It might or it is? I suspect that current behavoiur has become
'de facto' so there is a possibility to break something with the