[fpc-devel] custom ThreadManager and MemoryMutexManager for hard realtime

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Jan 6 15:38:25 CET 2010

On 06 Jan 2010, at 15:25, Stefan Kisdaroczi wrote:

> AFAIK the RTL allocs the heap on app startup, or on thread-creation  
> with 2.4.0.
> In my code im using getmem() to alloc mem from the heap, this will  
> not generate
> syscalls because the heap is already allocated and the RTL has its  
> own MemoryManager.

This is not entirely correct: while the rtl does pre-allocate some  
memory from the system on startup, it can still allocate more later if  
necessary, and it can also free memory back to the system.


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