Hi again, I looked at the sources now...

Am Tuesday 17 January 2006 14:57 schrieb Stefan Kisdaroczi: > Hi, > > I made a small test with rt_heap_ in userspace, > i think I understood the actual limitations of the userspace support. > I used 10000 as heapsize. Xenomai 2.1-RC2/x86. > > This should alloc the entire heap, according to the API documentation: > rt_heap_create( ..., ..., 10000, ... ) > rt_heap_alloc( ..., 10000, ..., .... ) -> This call fails, but it should > work API documentation: "If the heap is shared, this value can be either zero, or the same value given to rt_heap_create()." Looking at the code, calculating the right value can be tricky and would depend on xeno-internals. rt_heap_inquire would be another way to get it. Only accepting 0 would be less confusing. See (untested) patch as as suggestion. > Using heapsize 0 it works: > rt_heap_create( ..., ..., 10000, ... ) > rt_heap_alloc( ..., 0, ..., .... ) > > rt_heap_inquire shows a heapsize of 12228 (IIRC). > So, this would probably work (untested): > rt_heap_create( ..., ..., 10000, ... ) > rt_heap_alloc( ..., 12228, ..., .... ) > > The 2228 bytes difference seems to be the space needed for the heap control > structures. > > I think the following should be fixed: > 1) rt_create_alloc should alter the heapsize the same as rt_heap_create > does Makes no sense, after looking at the code. > > 2) rt_heap_inquire should return the _real_ heapsize The real heap space can be bigger than the requested, so this can happen. thx again kisda

Index: include/native/heap.h =================================================================== --- include/native/heap.h (Revision 465) +++ include/native/heap.h (Arbeitskopie) @@ -32,6 +32,9 @@ #define H_DMA 0x100 /* Use memory suitable for DMA. */ #define H_SHARED 0x200 /* Use mappable shared memory. */ +/* Operation flags. */ +#define H_ALL 0x0 /* Entire heap space. */ + typedef struct rt_heap_info { int nwaiters; /* !< Number of pending tasks. */ Index: ksrc/skins/native/heap.c =================================================================== --- ksrc/skins/native/heap.c (Revision 465) +++ ksrc/skins/native/heap.c (Arbeitskopie) @@ -410,10 +410,9 @@ * from. * * @param size The requested size in bytes of the block. If the heap - * is shared, this value can be either zero, or the same value given - * to rt_heap_create(). In any case, the same block covering the - * entire heap space will always be returned to all callers of this - * service. + * is shared, H_ALL should be passed, as always the same block + * covering the entire heap space will be returned to all callers of + * this service. * * @param timeout The number of clock ticks to wait for a block of * sufficient size to be available from a local heap (see @@ -432,8 +431,7 @@ * @return 0 is returned upon success. Otherwise: * * - -EINVAL is returned if @a heap is not a heap descriptor, or @a - * heap is shared (i.e. H_SHARED mode) and @a size is non-zero but - * does not match the actual heap size passed to rt_heap_create(). + * heap is shared (i.e. H_SHARED mode) and @a size is not H_ALL. * * - -EIDRM is returned if @a heap is a deleted heap descriptor. * @@ -503,12 +501,7 @@ if (!block) { - /* It's ok to pass zero for size here, since the requested - size is implicitely the whole heap space; but if - non-zero is given, it must match the actual heap - size. */ - - if (size > 0 && size != xnheap_size(&heap->heap_base)) + if (size != H_ALL) { err = -EINVAL; goto unlock_and_exit;

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