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Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:51:12 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: malloc not behaving well when brk space is limited?

On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 08:54:09PM +0000, wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 04:25:54PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > I have in mind a solution which may work as a real fix, not just a
> > workaround. If it works out, it will probably make it into the 1.1.x
> > series first, but it should apply cleanly to 1.0.0.
> This sounds great.
> > I'm pretty busy with some other work right now so it'll be at least
> > a few days before I really get started on it I think.
> That's alright. I have got a workaround sufficient to continue
> the building and testing but I will not commit/publish the built
> applications yet.
> When a more tolerable malloc arrives I can rebuild from the beginning and
> only then commit to production the resulting, proper and reconfigurable
> incarnation. Nice.
> Tell me when you might need testing.

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