AW: [En-Nut-Discussion] What stops a Nut... - Heap unavailable - suggestion

Harald Kipp harald.kipp at
Tue Jul 25 14:27:56 CEST 2006


Many embedded programmers prefer static allocation for embedded

However, heap fragmentation is unlikely with Nut/OS. NutHeapAlloc()
uses the slow "best fit" method.


At 17:59 25.07.2006 +1000, you wrote:

>Personally I try to avoid malloc like the plague on embedded systems, I 
>much rather allocate fixed buffers for threads and work within them. No 
>possibility of heap fragmentation at a later stage.

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