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Why in the world does a heap need to make sure it allocates in 8-byte alignments?
4-bytes = word; 8-bytes = 2x word Then why doesn't the heap just go with 4-byte alignment (because it will be grabbing a word at a time anyway, right?) If we went with 8-byte alignments, why not 12? ...
Oct 10 '11 at 19:46
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