MacOS X memory alignment

Apr 3, 2007 21:23 · 45 words · 1 minute read

I had a hard time finding a definitive statement on MacOS X memory alignment so I did my own tests. On 10.4/intel, both stack and heap memory is 16 byte aligned. So people porting software can stop looking for memalign() and posix_memalign(). It’s not needed.