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SubjectRe: Kernel is unstable
On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 08:40:44AM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> no matter how finely optimised the algorithm... But merging wouldn't be done
> very often... only on memory allocation calls.

Correct, it would happen only at mmap time of course.

> Perhaps it'd be reasonable to only do VMA merging on mmap calls and not brk
> calls, and let brk manually extend an existing VMA if possible.


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