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 Question: mmap() vs. sbrk() in malloc?

I recently wrote my own malloc implementation.  While doing research for
this project, I came across a number of implementations that use mmap()
instead of sbrk().  I was wondering, what are the advantages of mmap()?
"With a touch more confidence and a liberal helping of ignorance I would have
been a famous evangelist."
                        -- Stranger In A Strange Land
PLENTY of ignorance at http://www.**-**.com/ ~idr

 Fri, 28 Apr 2000 03:00:00 GMT   
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