Program Break

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Sbrk - Function Signatures and Behavior
... void *sbrk(intptr_t increment) The brk subroutine sets the program break value to the value of the end_data_segment parameter and changes the amount of available space accordingly ... The sbrk subroutine adds to the program break value the number of bytes contained in the increment parameter and changes the amount of available space accordingly ... subroutine returns a value of 0, and the sbrk subroutine returns the prior value of the program break (if the available space is increased, then the return value points to the start of the new area) ...

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