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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: optionally disable brk()
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On 02.10.20 19:19, Topi Miettinen wrote:
> The brk() system call allows to change data segment size (heap). This
> is mainly used by glibc for memory allocation, but it can use mmap()
> and that results in more randomized memory mappings since the heap is
> always located at fixed offset to program while mmap()ed memory is
> randomized.

Want to take more Unix out of Linux?

Honestly, why care about disabling? User space can happily use mmap() if
it prefers.


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Thanks,

David / dhildenb

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