Subject: Re: uvm_map_findspace alignment fallback
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
From: Andrey Petrov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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