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[Bug 1001814] Kinetis clock gating

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--- Comment #21 from Ilija Kocho <> ---
(In reply to comment #20)
> I printed out dlmalloc.cxx before I retired for the day and read some of the
> description. I can't understand how this code with the large malloc ever
> worked. Given the 26K heap, and the allocation up to 4K chunks, no chunk
> should ever have been large enough unless it can append chunks, which my
> understanding is that it can't do that.
> Given that, I don't think I have any choice but to rewrite my algorithm to
> use a 4K buffer.
> So I can't find any reason not to commit this code, even if it breaks my
> code.
> However, if anyone has any idea how it could have worked, please enlighten
> me.

If the buffer is permanent, you may use staticaly allocated array. Also, FYI
Cortex-M specification requires stack to be 8 Byte aligned (though I haven't
experienced any anomaly with 4 Byte alignment so far).


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