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Re: malloc, thread and alignment

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 04:38:56PM +0000, Taylor R Campbell wrote:
> Someone^TM should document the kernel CACHE_LINE_SIZE, coherency_unit,
> COHERENCY_UNIT, and figure out what it is worthwhile to expose MI to
> userland.  

Shouldn't malloc take care of that stuff, and enforce a minimal allocation
size based on hardware requirement? e.g.: you request one byte, malloc
allocates a chunk of 32 bytes. 

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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