|author||Rich Felker <email@example.com>||2011-04-04 17:26:41 -0400|
|committer||Rich Felker <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-04-04 17:26:41 -0400|
fix rare but nasty under-allocation bug in malloc with large requests
the bug appeared only with requests roughly 2*sizeof(size_t) to 4*sizeof(size_t) bytes smaller than a multiple of the page size, and only for requests large enough to be serviced by mmap instead of the normal heap. it was only ever observed on 64-bit machines but presumably could also affect 32-bit (albeit with a smaller window of opportunity).
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