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Re: [avr-libc-dev] [Bug #2143] malloc() routines chunk smaller than requ

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avr-libc-dev] [Bug #2143] malloc() routines chunk smaller than requested
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 12:24:49 +0100
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As address@hidden wrote:

> creating a memmory heap malloc function writes some bytes of header
> information for handling heap size

Can you please elaborate?  I can't quite follow you, sorry.

The management information is indeed a single (16-bit) word preceding
of the allocated buffer.  The user must not care about that normally
(and obviously, must not tamper with this information).

J"org Wunsch                                           Unix support engineer
address@hidden        http://www.interface-systems.de/~j/

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