stmalloc.h   [plain text]


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#import <objc/malloc.h>

#define SCALABLE_MALLOC_ADD_GUARD_PAGES		(1 << 0)
    // add a guard page before and after each VM region to help debug
#define SCALABLE_MALLOC_DONT_PROTECT_PRELUDE	(1 << 1)
    // do not protect prelude page
#define SCALABLE_MALLOC_DONT_PROTECT_POSTLUDE	(1 << 2)
    // do not protect postlude page
#define SCALABLE_MALLOC_DO_SCRIBBLE		(1 << 3)
    // write 0x55 onto free blocks

extern malloc_zone_t *create_scalable_zone(size_t initial_size, unsigned debug_flags);
    /* Create a new zone that scales for small objects or large objects */

/*****	Private API for debug and performance tools	********/

#define scalable_zone_info_count	9	// maximum number of numbers

extern void scalable_zone_info(malloc_zone_t *zone, unsigned *info, unsigned count);
    /* Fills info[] with some statistical information:
    info[0]: number of objects in use
    info[1]: number of bytes in use
    ...
    */