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Re: [MiNT] malloc() bug ?

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 7:04 AM, Jo Even Skarstein <joska@online.no> wrote:
> Paul Wratt wrote:
>> as far as I know it is simply because MiNT does not use MiNTlib, its
>> uses its own internal lib (kernellib ?)
> Having it's own heap is normal for all stdlib-implementations I've seen.
>> What is the issue to remap MiNTlib to the kernellib that MiNT uses?
> kernlib is private to the kernel. Do you mean to have malloc() and
> friends call the OS for each call? That sounds like a lot of overhead to
> me. Also, it would most likely cause much more memory fragmentation,
> which is something we really don't need.
> Jo Even
then I suggest it is time to look at a solid garbage collection
routine and memory management to add to MiNT, one that can be used
under a regular TOS preferably