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What is the standard for heap allocators in bare metal programs?

What is the standard for heap allocation systems in bare metal programs? For quite a lot of embedded scenarios, the standard is "don't". That is, since you are running only one program with ...
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What is the standard for heap allocators in bare metal programs?

I can't say what the currently normal or "standard" practice is, but allocators were a big part of my master's thesis. That was over 20 years ago, but I think most of the basic facts are ...
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What is the standard for heap allocators in bare metal programs?

A typical backend for malloc() will be a Buddy or maybe Slab allocator. There are several competing goals, and some memory is likely to be "wasted", in the sense that requests will be denied ...
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