[GSOC]Progress Report of MMU support project
sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Tue Jul 12 10:50:27 UTC 2011
On 07/12/2011 12:36 PM, Peter Dufault wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2011, at 6:11 , Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> I would not use size_t here since this is used for the size of single objects.
>> I would use uintptr_t instead.
> Isn't this memory range a single object? It's mappable as a single object via the memory management hardware.
I don't know. How is it on segmented memory?
> If you look at existing POSIX functions (mmap(), mprotect(), mlock()) the address is a void * and the size is a size_t.
Ok, then let it be size_t. These memory protection seems to be only useful
with a linear address space.
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