Vern wrote:
> To be practical -- user spaces have on great asset,aas jt said - they can
> extend automagically, if you change one of their attributes to this
> setting. This means that, instead of allocating memory yourself, with all
> its concomitant dangers, you just refer to a location in the user space,
> and the system makes it big enough to include that address. The maximum
> size is, in fact, 512 bytes less than 16 megabytes - someone else knows
> exactly what is in those 512s.

The object header takes up 256 bytes.


Keith


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