# H. Peter Anvin: 08 May 2013
calloc() on a large buffer should use a clean MAP_ANONYMOUS which should not break overcommit. If it doesn't, then that is a problem.
# Pádraig Brady: 08 May 2013
Yes I would have thought that calloc() could be more clever in this situation, but on 2.6.40.4-5.fc15.x86_64 glibc-2.14.1-6.x86_64 at least it blows up.
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