[Openmcl-devel] process-run-function and mach ports usage

Shannon Spires svspire at sandia.gov
Thu Feb 24 13:39:12 PST 2011

NT did it. I don't know if it was first, but you did say "popularized."


And at least they provided two different allocation functions; VirtualAlloc() which overcommitted and malloc() which didn't, so you knew what you were getting.

Jeez. I'm defending NT. Must be losing it.


On Feb 24, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Tim Bradshaw wrote:

> On 24 Feb 2011, at 19:55, Gary Byers wrote:
>> "What OS introduced/popularized the concept of memory overcommit ?"
> I think it was AIX, but it might have been some earlier IBM OS (mainframe OS).

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