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Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:58:07 -0400
From: Yuxin Ren <>
Subject: Re: application frequently map and unmap memory

I am looking for real-world applications
I guess if some applications use large chunk of memory, map and unmap
are necessary.
I just am not aware which applications have such requirements.


On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Rich Felker <> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 01, 2016 at 06:06:29PM -0400, Yuxin Ren wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Are there any applications that stress the memory mapping and unmapping utility
>> (It frequently map and unmap memory)?
> Are you looking for real-world applications with this type of load? Or
> artificial stress tests? I would not expect to find many of the former
> since these are costly operations and there are usually better ways to
> do whatever is needed. The latter should be easy to write if needed,
> though.
> Rich

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